com 122 WEEK 4

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com 122                  WEEK 4 19:04 o 1. history of European views of US o 2. current European perception of US what Europeans like about US what they don’t like o 3. Reid on what really annoys Europeans about US o o Culture in the US commodified, it is commercial, unhealthy sexuality o Europe refined culture/high culture, people are sophisticated and wise o Year after 911, euro criticize US’s selfish warlike unilateralist policies, extremely  unpopular, tried to interfere euro internal affair, iraq war, solve poli issues with war o Decrease of likeness of US from euro o Greece, British and other lots of countries view US as the greatest threat of world  peace o Reid first time in history, not only euro elite and intellectual doesn’t like US, now  the public also don’t like them o They want to be able to deter US o Area of identity, habermas, deeply felt need in euro to feel anti American, help to  build euro unity, foundation of euro identity o United euro help them economically, have more prosperous euro o Motivated by anti-american o Current perception in euro of the US: drive big cars, love guns, get on welfare,  many divorces, foul mouths, violent, love death penalty, always suing somebody,  fat, loud ignorant, crude, Bermuda shorts and cow boy, president knows nth  about euro o Jerry springer, the opera, talked about sex violence infidelity, sex o Plastic surgery, Viagra, KKK o Pure love hate of US in Europe, they like American stuff, US bands, music, fast- food, TV, clothes o American have doesn’t have free refill of coffee, newspaper sold in street corners, 
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course COMM 122 taught by Professor Kelly during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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