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By Rufus Jimerson

the aim of this e-book is to provide an explanation for how our exceptionalism, the yankee Dream and “Manifest Des-tiny” was once equipped on a hegemonically-driven fantasy. 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 resulted in historical degrees of incivility and the shortcoming of consensus in the course of the presidency of the nation’s first African-American. historical obstruction to courses serving the neediest american citizens was once driven through conservatives and justified by means of Ayn Rand and Social Darwin philosophy and conversing issues given and funded via Republican mega-donors. The well-funded backlash is going past race and adversely impacts the commercial equity accorded to so much american citizens on the cost of our democracy.

The e-book is going directly to clarify how social mobility has eroded considering its inception. It discusses how the Reagan revolution speeded up the erosion of social mobility within the American society. The e-book explains how measures have been taken to subtly exclude blacks and browns from attaining the yankee Dream after criminal limitations have been governed unlawful through courtroom decree and Civil Rights legislation. but those measures have did not stem the expansion and suffrage of the minority-majority. The Koch brothers and mega-donors intervened to saturate Republican politicians and judges with cash to impede justice.

The proposal of yank exceptionalism presumes that the US acts for the nice. This e-book issues out that this assumption is a fantasy instead of a truth for many participants of the growing to be minority-majority either long ago and current. the distinctiveness professed is usual between superpowers in Western background. for instance, the Greeks and Romans made a similar declare of exceptionalism as a result of their conquest and hegemony. The argument is this declare relies extra on ideology, myths, temporal conquest and hegemony.

Included during this booklet is an exam of the evolving roots of the racial wealth hole and why it concerns at the present time 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 pointed out as delivering treatments to assist shut that hole and increase the outlook for the terrible, 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 flooring” 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 ebook examines Western hegemony and the way conquest ended in larger ethnocentrism and the thief of the starting place of the world’s spiritual traditions, quite Christianity, out of Africa. Now that an African-American has been elected and re-elected via the emerging minority-majority this ethnocentric starting place has introduced racism to the vanguard. In its wake, incivility and the inability of a public consensus has been changed by means of 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 element” leading to a destiny the place the planet and its population face extinction.

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