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Germans: Americans are so uncultured

Germans: *are born, live, and die in the same 4 sq km area*

@nebula true, but Americans have a perhaps unequalled ability to travel tens of thousands of miles and visit multiple countries and still learn not a single blessed thing from these experiences

@kara_dreamer @nebula while still, on the whole, living in the same area their entire lives

@wilbr
People outside the US don't understand how big the US is and people in the US don't understand how big the rest of the world is
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@nebula @kara_dreamer big in square miles vs big in dense, unique population and culture :p

@wilbr

@kara_dreamer
Actually, both size and culture in both. People like to homogenize and talk condescendingly about Americans not having a culture and that reveals both their ignorance and inability to understand America's problems

@nebula @kara_dreamer that's true. I'm just often amazed by how one square mile in some parts of the globe can have a completely unique (sub?)culture from ten miles away (and the rest of the world.) I guess it holds true in America too but having a million people subscribe to it sort of lends it legitimacy vs the pockets and ingroups one naturally finds in any areas.

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