My impression about United States of America--2
There must be some basics, fundamentals on which America has overgrown and has played as a leading Nation in most of the areas. In my pursuit to find the same, I tried to read from behavior of individuals traveling India. Most were identified to be very happy about civil liberties-they enjoy, clean air, greenery, fair practices in business and over and above –identification with a society which is considered super. To me-standard of living, is a reasonable motivation for identification. Peaceful, secure, disciplined life pattern, recognition for contribution are enough. But still it was difficult to find philosophical background -the origin of toady’s` status of United States of America. My attempt was to find out-what values American Society, its People those democratic practices, infused
, values got established. Merits and Value system ultimately prevail in all spheres of life. Some of very interesting but vital variables- which were understood and American Society nurtured them well seem identified.
Evolving America as an undisturbed Nation
as a primary step seems to have contributed a lot.
Keeping the country in isolation for a cause of development seems logical and most evolving Societies have followed this.
Although continue to be in isolation is a hard path in today’s world, yet it is imperative.
Primarily, Americans believed in Peace and not expanding
their power like Western/Europeans did.
Equipping for self defense
and not for dominance was thumb rule for a long time. Even today- this school of thought governs political battles in America.
One thought promulgated by Politicians in early days of 19th Century-was – Victory should not be used for National Gain. Because-it will cultivate resentment which can perpetually harm. This thought was not accepted well, but it did affect political processes in international affairs.
Even today-the variable has its merits and is universal in its nature. To continue