Do Americans understand they were the most violent country in the world after the last World War — invading, bombing, destabilizing nation after nation. How a capacity for violence — for hostility, aggression, cruelty, selfishness — came to be lauded a…
Not just after the last World War. America was conceived and built on violence. The population of the United states prior to colonization was over 12 million. Four centuries later, it had been reduced to 237,000 thanks to 4 centuries of continuous violence against native Americans.
The violence persisted. Do we need to talk about the slave trade that America was built on? We could go on. I could write an entire article just on violence in America. It needs to stop before everyone dies because of hate, power seeking and corruption.