Is America Truly The Great Satan?

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    Rick Marlowposted 13 years ago

    How are we viewed by the world?

    1. Lady_E profile image65
      Lady_Eposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Well, as much as I like America, it is losing Power. As to being the Great Satan - no comment on that. I'm wondering why you think it could be the Great Satan.

    2. spiderpam profile image75
      spiderpamposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      America started as a great nation build on Christian morals even though everyone who signed the Constitution were not Christian, but we have turned our back on God, and were paying for just read the book of Isaiah, the similarities are eerie.

      1. Lady_E profile image65
        Lady_Eposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Hi Pam

        Nice to have you back, its been a while. smile

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          Rick Marlowposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Dear lady,I didn`t wish to imply that at all.This is my country and I`m proud of it.Served 4 years in the U.S.A.F..You mis-understood,My fault. I read that a lot of the world viewed us in that manner.That term was given us by the Muslim world. My apology.

          1. Lady_E profile image65
            Lady_Eposted 13 years agoin reply to this

            Not at all. That's ok. I didn't know the Muslims gave you (US) that name. I checked your profile and wondered if you were thinking in Biblical terms. Thanks for clarifying. smile

    3. video lost profile image57
      video lostposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      America = Satanica

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      Brenda Durhamposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I don't think we were ever really viewed by the world as "the great Satan" because we've always been a Christian-based nation.

      Currently,  I believe we're viewed by the rest of the world as a "fallen nation" or at least a "falling" nation.   Several famous foreign views of that type have been expressed,  as even a warning to us that we're going down the wrong path,  saying that a nation whose moral values go downhill will also fall in other ways.
      And I totally agree with that.
      Those of us who are willing to stand firm on moral ground,  no matter what the financial cost or otherwise, had better stay the course, because our current government doesn't give one whit about moral values.

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      A Texanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I find that I don't care how the world views us

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image76
        Eaglekiwiposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Do you care how anyone views you Texan?

        Um cuz thinkin seems a very egalitarian attitude is all, hmm.

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          A Texanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          No, I really don't care how I'm viewed by people on the other side of a computer screen, I have much more important things to worry about, don't you?

    6. Tom Cornett profile image82
      Tom Cornettposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Nope....he left years ago....couldn't afford the taxes...he had a small business and condo in Cleveland.  smile

  2. Lisa HW profile image60
    Lisa HWposted 13 years ago

    "The world" is made up on individuals; and there's no doubt a lot of people don't have a very good view of the US.  Some have a very favorable view of it.  How anyone views us, as a nation, and what we really are aren't always the same thing.  I happen to think a lot of people have a really twisted view of the US and could stand a little enlightenment.  Even so, there's also people who have legitimate gripes against the US; but since their interests and ours are different, they're never going to like the US.

    In terms of "great satans", I can think of a whole lot of other countries that look a lot more like "satan" to me than the US.

  3. earnestshub profile image84
    earnestshubposted 13 years ago

    There is no great satan. People have different views of America's policies and how they affect each country. Some are valid gripes, many are not.
    To call a country a great satan is crazy talk. America like everywhere else has it's faults, but it is not responsible for all the worlds ills. smile

    1. dutchman1951 profile image59
      dutchman1951posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      We have a long way to for real, but...Thank you Earnest

      Jon in nashville

  4. Make  Money profile image66
    Make Moneyposted 13 years ago

    Well with the US being the major factor in allowing this issue to get so far out of hand it would be nice to finally see the change that Obama promised.

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    sneakorocksolidposted 13 years ago

    Of course we are! We're fat ugly stupid people who think we know everything! We hog all the resources to build weapons and, Holy Crap,  we use them! We need an enlightened country to come in and just knock the stupid out of us, like canada!

  6. aware profile image66
    awareposted 13 years ago

    when bad things happen any where around the world there is one ship that will appear off your shore to help . that ship will be a us navy craft. we are being took for granted these days .if we took a isolationist stance for 5 years just focused on America. and pulled out all aide and assistance we give to every wouldn't be long before the world would long for their punching bag back.

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      R U Aware ? I wonder big_smile

      1. aware profile image66
        awareposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        tantrum a burst of ill humor.a display of anger. hmmm your name seems to fit you perfect.

    2. video lost profile image57
      video lostposted 13 years agoin reply to this


      it's your over confidence and misconception. Save yourselves first. Your economy is in debt of almost 4 trillion dollars. You have to pay all this to Rothschild and their mates. Where is the gold ??? you dont know

  7. Eaglekiwi profile image76
    Eaglekiwiposted 13 years ago

    Strange question almost wierd

  8. rhamson profile image73
    rhamsonposted 13 years ago

    I think we are viewed as not trustworthy.

  9. Cagsil profile image75
    Cagsilposted 13 years ago

    Hey, if anyone is interested, I wrote about Life in America.

    See if you agree or disagree. I always welcome a commentary.

    But, America needs to start paying attention closer to home.

    Who says America has to police the World?

    Why, because America is considered a Global Super Power, because it nuclear power.

    That's an illusion sold to the American public to pull financial support and nothing more.

    The United Nations, as a community, is joke, because it doesn't actually Unite Nations.


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