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Every year, institutions in the United States dominate rankings of the best colleges in the world.
Yeah, those same university rankings they themselves make. :happy: It is plainfully obvious those rankings are skewed toward USA and UK.

As a top-ranking-university-educated person, I can tell you the quality of a top ranking university does not really translate into the majority of the population being educated. By definition, it serves the elites (by which I include also intelligent people of poorer backgrounds like myself, those who have gained their entry through hard work and talent) first and foremost - otherwise it wouldn't be elite education.
 

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Yeah, those same university rankings they themselves make. :happy: It is plainfully obvious those rankings are skewed toward USA and UK.

As a top-ranking-university-educated person, I can tell you the quality of a top ranking university does not really translate into the majority of the population being educated. By definition, it serves the elites (by which I include also intelligent people of poorer backgrounds like myself, those who have gained their entry through hard work and talent) first and foremost - otherwise it wouldn't be elite education.


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Sure you liked JN's pic but I guess you must've scrolled right over mine. I see how it is. I'm just chopped liver over here :wavey:


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Yeah, those same university rankings they themselves make. :happy: It is plainfully obvious those rankings are skewed toward USA and UK.

As a top-ranking-university-educated person, I can tell you the quality of a top ranking university does not really translate into the majority of the population being educated. By definition, it serves the elites (by which I include also intelligent people of poorer backgrounds like myself, those who have gained their entry through hard work and talent) first and foremost - otherwise it wouldn't be elite education.
you said they are uneducated country while they rank in the #6.

a debate on what and whos degree is worth more is another thread and topic
 

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None of the above.

It has traditionally been a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities while, at the same time, eliciting a strong national identity in its people.

However, the trend towards putting racial, gender, sexual I'd above national I'd will weaken it in the long run.
 

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None of the above.

It has traditionally been a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities while, at the same time, eliciting a strong national identity in its people.

However, the trend towards putting racial, gender, sexual I'd above national I'd will weaken it in the long run.
Why, because the discriminated are now making an issue of it and not just the discriminators?

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Land of the free, home of the brave. A country that over the years attracted high quality immigration from all over the world. One of the few places where you could escape monarchy, communism and other kind of discrimination.
 

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Land of the free, home of the brave. A country that over the years attracted high quality immigration from all over the world. One of the few places where you could escape monarchy, communism and other kind of discrimination.
:facepalm:

- Nice cliche to open.
- What " high quality immigration"?
- Monarchy and especially communism are not kinds of discrimination.
 

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None of the above.

It has traditionally been a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities while, at the same time, eliciting a strong national identity in its people.

However, the trend towards putting racial, gender, sexual I'd above national I'd will weaken it in the long run.
That might happen to some degree with ethnicity ("racial") but how do you see it happening with gender, etc?

Also as @JN pointed out, if there hadn't been centuries of doing that by those who champion "white" supremacy it wouldn't be an issue. So if you're including "white" identity politics as part of the problem, then yes I agree.
 

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- Nice cliche to open.
- What " high quality immigration"?
- Monarchy and especially communism are not kinds of discrimination.
High quality immigration is the kind that is intelligent, talented and motivated to pursue careers in businesses, sciences, arts, etc. Such successful people are discriminated in socialist countries because socialists don't like people who are smarter and more successful than they are. Highly successful people are also discriminated if they are a threat to the ruling class (socialists, monarchs, oligarchs). And sometimes people are discriminated because of their ethnicity or religion. Lots of Jews and Christians had to flee from the Middle East and Europe, lots of talented Asians saw America as a land of opportunity, etc. America was (and to some extent still is) less hierarchical place where everyone have the opportunity to succeed.
 

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High quality immigration is the kind that is intelligent, talented and motivated to pursue careers in businesses, sciences, arts, etc. Such successful people are discriminated in socialist countries because socialists don't like people who are smarter and more successful than they are. Highly successful people are also discriminated if they are a threat to the ruling class (socialists, monarchs, oligarchs). And sometimes people are discriminated because of their ethnicity or religion. Lots of Jews and Christians had to flee from the Middle East and Europe, lots of talented Asians saw America as a land of opportunity, etc. America was (and to some extent still is) less hierarchical place where everyone have the opportunity to succeed.
- There has never been a time when most immigrants to the US fit that profile.
- Your claims about socialists are both foolish and childish.
- There are relatively very few Jews or Christians in the US because of fleeing the Mid-East.
- Look up the Chinese Exclusion Act. Read about what Japanese people endured during WW2.

The promise of America has been yes of a level playing field where all that matters is a person's individual traits. That promise has yet to be fully realized. As it stands there are many countries that have systems as fair or more fair than the US. The US is set apart only because it has the biggest economy by far among such countries.
 

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- There has never been a time when most immigrants to the US fit that profile.
- Your claims about socialists are both foolish and childish.
- There are relatively very few Jews or Christians in the US because of fleeing the Mid-East.
- Look up the Chinese Exclusion Act. Read about what Japanese people endured during WW2.

The promise of America has been yes of a level playing field where all that matters is a person's individual traits. That promise has yet to be fully realized. As it stands there are many countries that have systems as fair or more fair than the US. The US is set apart only because it has the biggest economy by far among such countries.
they didnt flee to the US they fleed to israel/europe
 

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they didnt flee to the US they fleed to israel/europe
And you're posting that in a discussion about immigration to the US because . . . ?
 

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And you're posting that in a discussion about immigration to the US because . . . ?
bc they didnt flee to the us and the topic is the US and i have the US in my post?
 

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Listen nick, you asked me a question in the US politics thread and after i answered you, you didnt reply and you have been elegantly ignored it because you probably did not have an answer so I would appreciate it if you did not adress me or quote any of my messages in the future.
 

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Listen nick, you asked me a question in the US politics thread and after i answered you, you didnt reply and you have been elegantly ignored it because you probably did not have an answer so I would appreciate it if you did not adress me or quote any of my messages in the future.
Ok, I am just surprised you didn't know a lot of Jewish people migrated to the USA. That's before Israel was established.
 
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