Do you think that too many American's have an entitlement mentality that threatens to seriously undermine principles that this country was built upon?
Do you think entitlement is going to create larger goverment and less opportunity to "live your American Dream"?
For example: If you make a choice to travel to India, and there was a bomb/terrorist situation. Would you expect the US government to help you? Or would it be up to you, since you chose the opportunity (and consequences) of traveling to a foreign land?
Can you give an example about how you think someone felt more "entitled" to something without putting forth the level of effort you felt you had put forth?
Answer by lifeasinoit at 1:07 AM on Dec. 17, 2008
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Answer by Anonymous at 5:51 AM on Dec. 17, 2008
Answer by Anonymous at 6:16 AM on Dec. 17, 2008
"We are all a product of our time and the circumstances prevalent at the time. If I had lived with the Europeans in America during the 19th century, would I have embraced what was going on then? If I had lived with the Germans in the 1930s and 40s, would I have embraced what was going on in Germany then? If I had lived in Scandinavia during medieval time witnessing the horrors of slavery and killings, would I have embraced what was going on then? (The Nordic countries practiced slavery during the middle ages, a master could for any reason kill his slave. Abolished in 1335)?
An example, of they did what was considered appropriate for the times. To say that they felt entitled is simply not true. Greedy? And seeing an opportunity that was a marvel for their time (to est a new country)? Perhaps, but entitled? I don't think so.
Answer by Anonymous at 6:26 AM on Dec. 17, 2008
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Answer by myame at 7:23 AM on Dec. 17, 2008
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