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As we gather tonight, our nation is at war, our economy is in recession and the civilized world faces unprecedented dangers. Yet the state of our union has never been stronger.

President George W. Bush, State of the Union address, January 29, 2002

The society of happy, thoughtless philistines depicted by Huxley seems merely an exaggeration of today's America.

Judge Richard Posner on Aldous Huxley's novel, Brave New World (2001b: 260)
  • The Architecture of American Politics
  • America's Social Base
  • ‘Americanism’ as an Ideology
  • An Anti-Government Political Culture
  • American Exceptionalism: how different?
  • Conclusion

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