No, not at all
May be a little
Yes, it is
Oh, very arrogant
I can't decide
How do we judge arrogance in regards to a nation? We to by numbers, so we use the majority. So America can't be arrogant because the majority isn't arrogant, so case closed?
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Definition of ARROGANCE
: an attitude of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or in presumptuous claims or assumptions
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Examples of ARROGANCE
Her arrogance has earned her a lot of enemies.
We were shocked by the arrogance of his comments.
He was like a movie star at his high school reunion, muting his arrogance and trying to be a regular guy for old times' sake. He seemed to genuinely appreciate the honor. —Carlo Rotella, New York Times Sports Magazine, June 2008
Origin of ARROGANCE
First Known Use: 14th century
Related to ARROGANCE
Synonyms: assumption, bumptiousness, consequence, haughtiness, hauteur, high horse, huffiness, imperiousness, loftiness, lordliness, masterfulness, peremptoriness, pomposity, pompousness, presumptuousness, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness, self-consequence, self-importance, superciliousness, superiority, toploftiness
Antonyms: humility, modesty, unassumingness, unpretentiousness"
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Uhhhh so they hate us because we have a "better gov" than them?People in a number of Countries are proud of their Nations there are just fewer of them and even more people envy our Nation for our form of Government and life style and living standard.
Of course....If you Socialists/Marxists/Communists don't like it tough stuff we will never change into a form of Government that always fails.
Yea im done here no point to go on when one has a mindset of this...It is proof that some people have a serious lack of mental acuity when they proudly state they are in favor of systems that can never be successful.
They want others to produce so they can be lazy good for nothings who live off the hard work of good people.
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Although US aid was important, it was not the most vital, it was more of a token gesture. The Soviet industrial power and sheer manpower won the war
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German nuclear energy project - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While I wouldn't say Russia won the war against Germany by herself, Russia's efforts were vital to the relatively quick win, and it's efforts are vastly under reported. Russia's massive numbers of troops and massive numbers of it's spectacular T-34 (best overall tank of ww2) were critical in the battle of Kursk (largest tank battle ever). So I think it's important to give a tip of the hat to Russia.In Germany, on the other hand, a great many young scientists and technicians who would have been of great use to such a project were conscripted into the German armed forces, while others had fled the country before the war due to antisemitism and political persecution.
Germany fell short of what was required to make an atomic bomb.
He clearly states "it was a joint effort." So he wasn't marginalizing the US, he was pointing out we shouldn't marginalize the "other Allies" in the effort.Every country involved in WW2 knows it was a joint effort and without eachother we would not have won, every country except the US that is.
Yeah, we could've won it without help but it would've been 1948, with 1 Million Americans dead instead of 450K, by the time we got the job done. We would've dropped The Bomb in a bunch more places too. Maybe that makes me an Arrogant American, and if so, then so be it. But I'm not so arrogant that I can't give my teammates an "attaboy!" and a pat on the back. I'm very thankful to our allies for their fabulous contributions. I think we can be cocky about our country and still give "props" to others.
I feel my point is important yet it is being overlooked.
How are we to judge a nation as arrogant? If we try to measure, should we not use numbers?
If so then I argue that the majority of Americans are not arrogant. There are more poor than rich. There are also people like farmers, etc who are not arrogant. I will go further in saying that not all rich folk are arrogant; some can be quite modest/humble.
Our government could adopt policies that are arrogant in nature - and individuals can be arrogant. But individuals being arrogant doens't make *all* of the US arrogant.
And on a nationwide scale I don't think it's possible to judge one way or the other regarding "the people being arrogant"
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It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow