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      Greatest Threat To World Peace: The United States of America

      Greatest Threat To World Peace: The United States of America

      By Sarah Lazare
      Global Research, January 01, 2014
      Over 12 years into the so-called “Global War on Terror,” the United States appears to be striking terror into the hearts of the rest of the world.

      In their annual End of Year survey, Win/Gallup International found that the United States is considered the number one “greatest threat to peace in the world today” by people across the globe.

      The poll of 67,806 respondents from 65 countries found that the U.S. won this dubious distinction by a landslide, as revealed in the chart below.




      The BBC explains that the U.S. was deemed a threat by geopolitical allies as well as foes, including a significant portion of U.S. society.
      Greatest Threat To World Peace: The United States of America | Global Research
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      This isn't even a question, we have a Frankenstein's monster situation with our military industry and it's hungry.

      Everything works out in the end, sometimes even badly.


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      there was never any peace to begin with so how can there be a threat to it?

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      We are not the most evil country in the world, but our level of power makes what corruption we have very dangerous.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Universal Mind View Post
      We are not the most evil country in the world, but our level of power makes what corruption we have very dangerous.
      There is no "we". You are not your government.

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      Quote Originally Posted by cmind View Post
      There is no "we". You are not your government.
      Well, I'm the country, so I am part of the mass of people that has ultimate authority over the government.
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      I like how Canada isn't even on the list.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Universal Mind View Post
      Well, I'm the country, so I am part of the mass of people that has ultimate authority over the government.
      How's that "authority" working out for ya? I'm sure you'll get around to voting yourself back some freedom any time now.

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      Australia was fairly high on the list; just after Russia ... Australia! This was a poll to find the biggest threat to world peace?

      What were they on?
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      So ... is this the real universe, or is it just a preliminary study?

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      Quote Originally Posted by cmind View Post
      How's that "authority" working out for ya? I'm sure you'll get around to voting yourself back some freedom any time now.
      It's not working well because most of the rest of the mass has their heads up their asses.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Dianeva View Post
      I like how Canada isn't even on the list.
      Nobody fears Canada, eh? Except in Hockey.

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      Australia was fairly high on the list; just after Russia ... Australia! This was a poll to find the biggest threat to world peace?

      What were they on?
      Watch out for the cybernetic killer kangaroos..

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      Quote Originally Posted by Universal Mind View Post
      It's not working well because most of the rest of the mass has their heads up their asses.
      So what's the value of everyone being able to vote if 99% of the population are retards?

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      Quote Originally Posted by cmind View Post
      So what's the value of everyone being able to vote if 99% of the population are retards?
      It's a good bit less than 99%, but it's also more than 50%, but not necessarily for long. Because the retard factor is the problem, we need to work on the retard factor, not pull an armed rebellion against the government. I think there is good hope of enough retards waking up. Weariness with the two party system is getting stronger and stronger.
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      Exactly. I remember just recently reading a question on Reddit: Why don't Americans rise up against their government?

      If we were truly capable of organizing an uprising, an uprising would no longer be necessary. The system in place already allows us to thwart corruption when we can organize to do so.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Voldmer View Post
      Australia was fairly high on the list; just after Russia ... Australia! This was a poll to find the biggest threat to world peace?

      What were they on?
      You don't know what they are planning in the underground, man. Genetically engineered mech zombie kangaroos.

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      If I take a room of 100 people, I can expect one of them to believe that Australia is the greatest threat to the world today. Interesting.

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      I think Canada is about to go on an invasion rampage any day now.
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      I thought the UK would be higher.

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      Please keep in mind that 25% of this country believes the sun revolves around the earth. These numbers are only slightly better in Europe. You're not going to get accuracy when you ask for people's opinions in bulk like this.

      Everything works out in the end, sometimes even badly.


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      Quote Originally Posted by Universal Mind View Post
      I think Canada is about to go on an invasion rampage any day now.
      I honestly wouldn't be surprised, our current PM is a George Bush wannabe.

      I recently read that we have even less control over our secret services than Americans do, which is a frightening thought when you think about it. Even the NSA has more checks and balances than our CSIS. And Canadians are much more apathetic than our Southern neighbours when it comes to politics - we've had it too good for too long and now people just assume everything is peachy keen. =/

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      Quote Originally Posted by GavinGill View Post
      I honestly wouldn't be surprised, our current PM is a George Bush wannabe.

      I recently read that we have even less control over our secret services than Americans do, which is a frightening thought when you think about it. Even the NSA has more checks and balances than our CSIS. And Canadians are much more apathetic than our Southern neighbours when it comes to politics - we've had it too good for too long and now people just assume everything is peachy keen. =/
      A country is most vulnerable when things have been really good or really bad. When things have been great, the people take things for granted and get apathetic. When things have been terrible, the people get desperate. The whole West is living in vulnerable times now. I seriously wonder what is going to become of the West over the next 20 years. If the masses won't wake up and grow balls, we're in trouble. I think we're probably on the verge of a mass awakening. I really hope we are. We majorly need it.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Universal Mind View Post
      A country is most vulnerable when things have been really good or really bad. When things have been great, the people take things for granted and get apathetic. When things have been terrible, the people get desperate. The whole West is living in vulnerable times now. I seriously wonder what is going to become of the West over the next 20 years. If the masses won't wake up and grow balls, we're in trouble. I think we're probably on the verge of a mass awakening. I really hope we are. We majorly need it.
      Yeah, it's like a lightweight Dark Ages (hopefully on the verge of a Renaissance).

      I was reading No Easy Walk to Freedom (Nelson Mandela) today and I think you might like it; it covers the sort of work that they had to do to bring down Apartheid and a fair bit of it (the community organizing, activism, etc) seems relevant to our concerns here in North America. It's not a long read, only 189 pages, but it paints a brilliant picture of the man that the news media went to great lengths to cover up or ignore when they covered his death.

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