Sometimes I wonder if the research I've been doing is detrimental to myself.

It's very alienating to try to talk to people about America post-WW2 because it's very ugly. The other day a friend called me "authoritarian" for suggesting we weren't the good guys and our system needs to be overhauled to reflect the population, not obsessing about our "democracy."

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