American Exceptionalism

When I read Roger Scruton’s thoughts on America, I am filled with gratitude for the citizenship that I was blessed at birth with.

Take away America, its freedom, its optimism, its institutions, its Judeo-Christian beliefs, and its educational tradition, and little would remain of the West, besides the geriatric routines of a now toothless Europe. Add America to the discussion, and all the dire prophecies and mournful valedictions of the twentieth century seem faintly ridiculous.

 

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1 Response to American Exceptionalism

  1. Renee Buchko says:

    An excellent quote, but I feel that America has stopped brushing anf flossing daily and will soon be joining toothless Europe.

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