> It isn't just Europe like that. It's Australia, too. The thing is, we
> should be hating ourselves: so much of what Australia is doing is
> because our goverment wants a free-trade agreement with the US and
> doesn't know what America wants, so it's doing everything.
That's money, that's business. That's our rack and ruin.
> But at the
> same time, that so many non-Americans have issues with America suggests
> that they're doing *something* wrong (even if it's just having such
> influence over the rest of the world. Maybe we aren't ready for a world
> government or similar yet).
> Though as poems go, I don't think they sound especially good...
They're not good poetry, I know... And I am particularly critical towards
poetry with no rhymes, assonances and the like ;-) But I do share what they