If American Life Feels Frightening, It’s Because It’s Imploding -- In Gruesome and Catastrophic Ways
July 24, 2020 (Eudaimonia and Co) -- It’s genuinely terrifying to be an American these days. And a baffled world is looking on in horror, shuddering and wondering: “What the ... ? What have Americans let happen to their society? What if that happens here?”
What is “that,” exactly?
America is having is the Mother of All Social Collapses. It’s hard to put into words because it really is something strange, new, unprecedented, shocking, gruesome. It’s like a major earthquake -- it’s going to redefine the world’s fault lines for generations to come.
I say that because Trump’s America, I noticed, was trending on Twitter. In response, people had written all kinds of funny, snarky, depressing, angry rejoinders.