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James Keye: Wake up to your Myths, America!

I created this list of “American Myths” 25 years ago thinking that some significant part of the people would begin to understand them over time. 1,674 more words

Social Justice

Wake Up to Your Myths, America!

James Keye

I created this list of “American Myths” 25 years ago thinking that some significant part of the people would begin to understand them over time. 1,665 more words

US Politics

Panglossian Chauvinism undermines normal living in America

Panglossian Chauvinism is how Americans continue to prop up and support disorder and abnormal beliefs as normal.  It’s also how conservatives unwittingly prevent any among them from developing robust and successful alternatives to the liberal status quo. 264 more words

Culture

Real Black History in America

I have a long list of black-related history on my current reading for the year, and even though I’ve not finished the really giant tomes, it’s already becoming clear that the real history of blacks in America doesn’t fit liberal or conservative narratives (even though some of these texts are compiled from primary sources by ultraliberal9000 folks). 336 more words

Culture

An honest libertarian history of America

While not a large percentage of conservatives, the libertarian subset is nevertheless quite influential in shaping general patterns of conservative thought even when it does not seem to be powerful politically.   468 more words

Culture

Conspiracy Theories

 

Am I in danger of going insane?  Some of the things I have found really interesting lately are Boston Dynamic’s robot videos and reading literature of the Kennedy Assassination and the inherent problems with the Warren Commission’s findings.  454 more words

American Myths: All Americans have guns

At least this shows that gun use has been declining, that’s reassuring…right? Right?

While I was in China, I often had students who were trying to apply for American student visas. 275 more words

American Myths