Why do you hate me?
I don't hate any of you. Is it because I'm white? Because I'm American? Is it because I run a dog-fighting ring? Tell me!!!
I think the first step to understanding anti-USA hatred is to step outside of USA media, and see the USA's actions abroad and their effects.In the poll I read recently Americans were asked to pick the main reason "why those who attacked us and their supporters hate the United States?", the 26% of Americans who answered in the top category surely do not have a grip on reality!
They hate us because of:
1.our democracy and freedom" (26%)
2."our support for Israel" (22%)
3."our values and way of life" (20%), and
4."our influence on the economy and lives of Middle Eastern countries" (17%).
5.our economic and military power (11%).
The media critic Nick Davies blames much of this ignorance on the media, whose selective reporting leads to an imbalanced view of the world:
“American media consumers may stand back aghast in January 2006 when Bolivia elects a new president, Evo Morales, who immediately declares his antipathy to their nation. They don't know what he's talking about: the news factory has left them in ignorance. It simply has not told them, for example, the story of the Bolivian trade union leader, Casimiro Huanca, who was shot dead in December 2001 by troops which had been trained and supported by the American government to crack down on cocaine production. This incident generated considerable hostility towards the US Embassy there, and no coverage at all in the international mass media. Too far away, too expensive, too boring, too un-American.
It was exactly this same blind focus in the news factory which left the American people after the attacks of September 2001 asking in genuine ignorance: 'Why do they hate us?' In the same way, it has left them for decades in overwhelming ignorance of the behaviour of US security and intelligence agencies which has created such hostility to their country“.
As a Muslim,I do not hate you or any American.The Muslims hate only the foreign American policy because of its Impartiality.
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"Tongue, meet cheek. Cheek, this is tongue. He's going to plant himself in you now."
Were you talking about me? I kinda think you are. You know, that kinda stuff makes me want to hate you. I don't wanna hate you. Please, don't make me hate you. Ah Hell, I'll hate you if you'd like, then I'll be happier. Nah, I won't hate you today. Sorry, bud. Don't you just hate that? Don't you just wanna hate me now? Giggity giggity, giggity goo.
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