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« Thread started on: Jun 13th, 2004, 9:18pm »

Lots of people think that Americans have no culture...if someone asked you if america has a culture or not, what would you say??
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« Reply #1 on: Jun 14th, 2004, 03:13am »

America has many different cultures. India, African American, and many man others. The American culture we see the most, however, is the crass one portrayed in 90% of hollywood movies, the insular "God bless america" type things, overly patriotic and arrogant.
But, of course most Americans aren't like this at all.
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« Reply #2 on: Jun 19th, 2004, 06:28am »

How do you know Torrich. Would you care to elaborate?
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« Reply #3 on: Jun 20th, 2004, 06:34am »

I'm assuming. Just like all Australians aren't cork-hat-wearing bush people with kangeroos for pets.

Anyway, none of the Americans I've known are like that. That was a really stupid thing to write, Tim.
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« Reply #4 on: Jun 21st, 2004, 12:02am »

*sigh*
I wanted to know if you had anything to say in addition. The American people I've met aren't like that either, I wasn't implying anything, just to know where you were coming from.
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« Reply #5 on: Sep 2nd, 2004, 7:28pm »

Hi there...
You're talking about culture, right ? Funny... I'm French and I'm in the USA, Illinois, now. I arrived 1 month ago and I'm going to stay for 10 months.
Before coming, I thought itr would be very hard to stay here because of what I knew about it (from all the prejudices I heard in France). But It's great ! And I agree with u, they are defenitly a lots of american cultures... I suppose it must be like that in such a big country.
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« Reply #6 on: Sep 3rd, 2004, 02:27am »

Well there you go. Thanx Amelie
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« Reply #7 on: Sep 7th, 2004, 6:06pm »

I would initially talk before I had chance to think, and say that, to the outside observer, American culture isn't much more than a combination of primarily European cultures, with some other more exotic cultures thrown in, and then their own brand of greed, patriotism and possibly some mild xenophobia in a lot of people thrown into the mix.
Then I would consider the two American girls I knew in high school, and the American guy I met a few times, and how they were normal people who were no different from anyone else here. Though I suppose they could have been hiding their patriotism and mild xenophobia, I suppose. The greed is common in most Western countries, and some Eastern ones too, so that wasn't surprising. It just seems more developed in America. The number of times you're likely to get sued, for example, in America is probably higher than anywhere else on the planet though I don't have any figures to back that up. So after I'd swallowed my own foot, I would say that I don't really know. As I'm not entirely sure how you would define my own culture. And if Americans are like us, then I can't define theirs either.

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« Reply #8 on: Sep 8th, 2004, 01:53am »

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You're not?!


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Well I suppose we can take it from the foreigner living in the US, that they aren't that bad.
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« Reply #9 on: Dec 9th, 2009, 3:09pm »

Hi, all.
A few months ago I returned from United States where I stayed for 4 and a half months. I think that americans are more possitive persons, in comparison to europeans. "Make it easier, no stress, feel free and good to be yourself and be nice to people" are the things that describe US and americans to me.
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« Reply #10 on: Dec 9th, 2009, 3:12pm »

wow, grin
I just saw the date of this topic. I'm a little late I guess wink
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« Reply #11 on: Sep 5th, 2011, 7:53pm »

peace be upon you

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« Reply #12 on: Sep 5th, 2011, 7:54pm »

peace be upon you

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« Reply #13 on: Sep 5th, 2011, 7:58pm »

Americans is she have culture but Isee some movies it is very dangers and wrongs from Americans
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« Reply #14 on: Aug 14th, 2012, 9:23pm »

"God bless america" type things, overly patriotic and arrogant.
But, of course most Americans aren't like this at all.
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