Saturday, June 12, 2010

United States of America - #1852 - The Secret of America - American Thinker

America is not a plot of land. It is not a culture. It is not a nationality. It is not a set of traditions or customs. It is not a government. It is not a people. It is not a book of laws. And it certainly isn't a race.  America is an idea.  That's why anyone can become an American. Embrace the idea (and fill out a few forms) and you're an American.  You're one of us.  Most other nations are nationalities. Their heritage depends on blood and territory. America is portable. We carry it around in our hearts and minds.  If you bomb our cities, you can't destroy America. If you ruin our economy, you can't destroy America. If most of the continent falls into the ocean, you can't destroy America. Even if you kill most of us, you can't destroy America.  Because wherever two or more of us are gathered in her name...America is there.  Here is the secret: We don't live in America. America lives in us.  America is an idea.  Read more.........

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