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By Rufus Jimerson

the aim of this booklet is to provide an explanation for how our exceptionalism, the yankee Dream and “Manifest Des-tiny” used to be outfitted on a hegemonically-driven delusion. How the perpetuation of this distortion fosters racism, gun-led violence, vigilantism, militarism and imperialism that contradicts conventional Christian values. The distorted view of yankee exceptionalism has ended in old degrees of incivility and the inability of consensus in the course of the presidency of the nation’s first African-American. old obstruction to courses serving the neediest americans used to be driven via conservatives and justified by means of Ayn Rand and Social Darwin philosophy and conversing issues given and funded through Republican mega-donors. The well-funded backlash is going past race and adversely impacts the commercial equity accorded to such a lot american citizens on the fee of our democracy.

The booklet is going directly to clarify how social mobility has eroded when you consider that its inception. It discusses how the Reagan revolution speeded up the erosion of social mobility within the American society. The ebook explains how measures have been taken to subtly exclude blacks and browns from attaining the yankee Dream after criminal obstacles have been governed unlawful through courtroom decree and Civil Rights legislation. but those measures have didn't stem the expansion and suffrage of the minority-majority. The Koch brothers and mega-donors intervened to saturate Republican politicians and judges with funds to impede justice.

The proposal of yank exceptionalism presumes that the United States acts for the nice. This e-book issues out that this assumption is a fantasy instead of a truth for many participants of the transforming into minority-majority either long ago and current. the distinctiveness professed is usual between superpowers in Western heritage. for instance, the Greeks and Romans made an identical declare of exceptionalism as a result of their conquest and hegemony. The argument is this declare is predicated extra on ideology, myths, temporal conquest and hegemony.

Included during this ebook is an exam of the evolving roots of the racial wealth hole and why it issues this day after emancipation, civil rights and expiration of Jim Crow. the industrial injustice of the past-present and resulting disparity is condemned through Pope Francis. he's brought up as providing treatments to aid shut that hole and increase the outlook for the negative, deprived and needy. but, Republicans following the donor-led Ayn Rand and Social Darwin philosophy are as a substitute attempting to widen this disparity and selling better injustices. they're analyzed as maintaining a weather of gun-led violence and racial vigilantism cloaked via bought states' rights via political surrogates. Georgia’s gun legislations and escalation of “Stand Your floor” legislation are tested in context to its implication and results on peace and fraternity.

Looking deeper into the roots of injustice perpetuated by means of American exceptionalism, the e-book examines Western hegemony and the way conquest ended in larger ethnocentrism and the thief of the beginning of the world’s spiritual traditions, rather Christianity, out of Africa. Now that an African-American has been elected and re-elected by means of the emerging minority-majority this ethnocentric starting place has introduced racism to the leading edge. In its wake, incivility and the inability of a public consensus has been changed via Euro-American pushed nativism. whereas the human fraternity declines, little consensus may be directed to stem weather adjustments and human actions that experience pushed it to its “tipping aspect” leading to a destiny the place the planet and its population face extinction.

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