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The Myth of The Blessed American

I have grown up hearing how blessed we are for having been born in America. You probably have too. It is a common understanding that America is the most blessed nation on earth. Everyone from school teachers to preachers to our neighbors frequently talk about our blessings, about the American Dream, about our wealth, privileges, education system, material possessions, and freedoms; and I couldn't argue that we seem to have it made here in the good 'ole US of A! Now, don't get me wrong! We do have it made! People all over…