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Individualism Doesn't Define U.S. Pretending It Does Has Disastrous Consequences | Think | NBC News

America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been panned as selfish and individualistic. But has America always had a tradition of prioritizing individualism? In this episode of Think Again, NBC News correspondent Andrew Stern digs into our nation’s past to investigate our present and future.
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    Very interesting and educational thank you!

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    Stop the creditors from billing biz & households the essentials with the GOV pandemic shutdown. Execute this ! Now & future !!!! Love this !!!
    Highest moral factor, no one should be subject to loss, at no fault !!!
    #taxpayers #hairsalon #firefighters #Veterans #Business #rent #Foreclosures #potus
    Thanks GOV banks of America instead of God bless America, always people first, not your system, it is the people’s, we are the taxpayer !!!

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    More individualistic!!!Fine, but add dollars and weapens and you get a country full of egoistic people, afraid that others( blacks, chinese, indians, poorer ) will try to get a part of it. There is no other country with more guns per capita, more deaths by guns, more homeless people, longer lines at the foodbanks, more Covid-19 patients, more deaths by Covid than any other civilized country. Perhaps this so-called virtue is a bad thing. Perhaps Americans should try to become more social, more real Christian, more democratic, more loving, more caring.

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    We Americans: Democrats, Independents and Republicans will FIRE Trump this Nov 3rd! Vote Biden/Harris 2020 to heal the soul of our beloved nation and to build back better! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ’™πŸ’œβ€πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

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    Oh my god… πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚…Open your eyes
    Trump doesn't care about 185,000+ deaths
    The USA is chaired by an incompetent fool
    Next USA election Please remove This Liar
    😷😷😷😷 Shame On Trump 😷😷😷😷

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    But…what if the collective is insane? Or led by one or more insane persons?

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    DISAGREE. THIS COUNTRY IS FULL OF NARCISSISTS NOW. USA IS ALL ABOUT GREED.

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    Capitalism in it's pure form is brutal, inhumane and immoral. Read any book on the start of the industrial revolution to learn how children and adult workers were treated by capitalism.

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    Sebastian PajΔ…k

    Why this video is so biased??

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    Build The Wall With Liberals

    The Commie propaganda is in full swing.

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    please stop with the intentional blurring, trying to be artsy. it just takes away from the narrative.

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    WRONG! not everybody is going to "join". I'm not a member of group. Have no team, no party, no BS.
    No cult religion, no bank, no fakebook or plastic money.

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    I’m obviously not an average American I’m also part Lakota and my family was killed by the Nazis just sayin

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    Untrimmed beards are absolutely disgusting.

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    #Trump2020 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ and vote for Trump and save this Country from Creepy Joe Biden Kamala Harris. Jump on the Trump Train in #KAGA2020.

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    TRUMPS STUPID SUPPORTERS THAT WONT WARE A MASK LIKE TRUMP.
    ITS ALL TRUMPS FAULT!!!!
    # 180,000+ AMERICANS DIED UNDER TRUMP AND MIKE PENCE'S ADMINISTRATION!!

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    FYI:
    TRUMP IS STUPID.

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    Ok I guess abortion should also be a choice taken away ?.

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    I do like the Apple nice way to slip that in Capitalism ho ya

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    Yes, a lot of people seem to be proud of individualism. Because they refuse to acknowledge the punishing of sin individually by God in the eternal lake of fire.

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    Its not "individualism" its selfishness. Call it for what it is.

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    "Individualism" = Selfishness… sounds just about white…πŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜’

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    Self aggrandisement, it’s always been the American way. There’s nothing exceptional about Americans, everyone else in the world knows this except Americans. That’s why they are a country who’s citizens are the least travelled, they know virtually nothing about other countries or cultures. They are very insular. Not many even have passports.

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