Is Bullshit Is True? Essay

2345 WordsDec 12, 201610 Pages
We always hear the same old bullshit about the United States: “The l-a-a-a-a-a-n-d of the f-r-e-e-e-e-e-e, and the h-o-o-o-o-o-o-m-e of the b-r-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-v-e.” Thunderous applause and then some asshole shouts “play ball,” most likely. Sure, some silly sporting event where we watch a bunch of dipshits, who get paid ten million dollars a week to touch each other’s butts, is likely the only time most of us ever hear that damn song, but its central message has been so thoroughly ingrained into the fabric of American life that it seems nearly impossible to not believe it, despite all the mounting evidence that none of that bullshit is true. How many people do you suppose there are that have actually taken a moment to think about just how much “freedom” we really have here? I’m sure there are many. Hell, I’ve encountered many all over the country. I have, also, sadly, encountered so many people in this country who so blindly believe in that freedom bullshit that it just reaffirms every negative stereotype I’ve ever had about Americans. They hold sacred this fantasy that we are the only place that has ever had freedom to the point that they will either try to fight me or give the same tired old saw, “Well, why don’t you just leave, then?” when I talk shit about it. Not one of these people ever offered to buy me a plane ticket, though, by the way. Think of all the free vacations I’ve missed out on over the years, because not one of those heroes was serious about sending me

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