Chapter 10

* * * * * * * * * *

I've mentioned this before, but it's one of the most important things about being an American so I'm going to mention it again:

The culture in New York is different from the culture in Pennsylvania, which is different from Massachusetts which is different from Michigan which is different from Vermont and we're not even talking about the differences from California and Arizona and Texas.

The number-one best thing about The United States of America is that it is not one country. It is a union of states, each of which is different from the others. And, you can choose the culture that you want to live in. Just get a bus ticket and go. No passports, no language complications.
Just go.

Anyone who wants all these states to be homogenized by central federal rules from the central Federal Government, is hoping to kill the number-one thing that is best about the United States of America. Presumably to their advantage.

Of course, such people should be dealt with in some way that inhibits their influence. Like a lobotomy or something.


I've mentioned this before too, but at this moment, remember:
There will be people who are blind to the differences among things; in this case culture. Being blind, they will blithely assert that there are no differences.

There are differences; profound differences. Those people are blind.