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bfv  ·  337 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: D&D Creator Gary Gygax's FBI Records Make Him Sound Like a Badass

"Libertarian" means "Republican who likes weed and doesn't care what you do in the bedroom" in America.

user-inactivated  ·  336 days ago  ·  link  ·  

...people in America are so exceptionally excluded from the rest of the world, in gets ridiculous sometimes. An American let's-player had to explain to his American viewers what "liberal" and "conservative" mean outside of the country. Add to that the little things like "soccer" instead of "football", and the Imperial system of measurements, and it gets beyond ludicrious.

Thanks for the explanation.

goobster, is that the American exceptionalism we discussed a long time ago? (or was it Russian exceptionalism?)

goobster  ·  336 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Americans have an enormous chunk of land rich with every natural resource we could ever want, and never have to leave. In fact, something like 75% of Americans never do leave. Not even to Canada or Mexico.

This makes the majority of Americans very provincial and self-righteous. We don't need anyone else, so fuck everyone that isn't me. American Exceptionalism. "The rules don't apply to me, because I am better than everyone else."