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    Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    I just got back from watching fireworks. The young woman sitting next to me pondered out loud what other countries do for the 4th of July. I responded that they don't celebrate the 4th and then I asked her why other countries would celebrate our Independence Day? She told me it is, or at least should be, a global affair because we are the leaders of the free world, and that democracies are all based on our Constitution. When I asked her if she ever heard of the Magna Carta, she responded, "Is that a car?"

    She was young, maybe 20, but it still scared me a tiny bit.

    HAPPY 4th!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    she just sounds like an idiot to me....



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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    Wow. Some people...



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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    For the record, she was not drunk.



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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    I am not even that stupid, and I am a teenager (young adult).


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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    A few years ago I thought I saw there were fireworks in London on July 4th. I thought that was crazy.



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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    Quote Originally Posted by twojman View Post
    A few years ago I thought I saw there were fireworks in London on July 4th. I thought that was crazy.
    Sure that wasn't Jack London Square in Oakland?



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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I just got back from watching fireworks. The young woman sitting next to me pondered out loud what other countries do for the 4th of July.
    Was it this girl?



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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    A lot of people I know celebrate Cinco De Mayo so I would expect our brothers to the south to celebrate 4th of July.



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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    Another idiot.


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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    This....
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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycofan1 View Post
    I am not even that stupid, and I am a teenager (young adult).
    Unless you're referring to how library books are shelved, 15 most certainly does not make you a young adult.


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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stumpy View Post
    Unless you're referring to how library books are shelved, 15 most certainly does not make you a young adult.
    yes I am talking about the book section. I am almost 16 now.


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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    i dont celebrate cinco de mayo. and some of you dont want to give more to the educational system, but i will say some of the stupidity these days falls on the parents.


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    Re: Egocentric America, or just another idiot?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I just got back from watching fireworks. The young woman sitting next to me pondered out loud what other countries do for the 4th of July. I responded that they don't celebrate the 4th and then I asked her why other countries would celebrate our Independence Day? She told me it is, or at least should be, a global affair because we are the leaders of the free world, and that democracies are all based on our Constitution. When I asked her if she ever heard of the Magna Carta, she responded, "Is that a car?"

    She was young, maybe 20, but it still scared me a tiny bit.

    HAPPY 4th!!!!!!!!!!
    Don't draw any conclusions from it - she's just an egocentric American idiot.



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