Unformatted text preview: The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World Mark Hertsgaard (copyrighted in 2002) Ten things that foreigners think about America that Americans usually don't talk about: America is parochial and selfcentered. America is rich and exciting. America is the land of freedom. America is an empire, hypocritical and domineering. Americans are naive about the world. Americans are philistines. America is the land of opportunity. America is self righteous about its democracy. America is the future. America is out for itself. ...
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