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1. “[American exceptionalism] is a reaction to the inability of people to understand global complexity or important issues like American energy dependency. Therefore, they search for simplistic sources of comfort and clarity. And the people that they are now selecting to be, so to speak, the spokespersons of their anxieties are, in most cases, stunningly ignorant.”

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2. “The tension between people is palpable, and the ideal of what it means to be and look American becomes a preoccupation to folks around the country, including me.”

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Author : Raquel Cepeda
Source : Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina

3. “Everything is possible in America, except the production of intelligence.”

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Author : Mie Hansson