In the military it’s called ‘target fixation’. Outside of the military it’s referred to as ‘not seeing the forest because of the trees’.
I’m not as optimistic because I believe ideology now rules us.
The devolution of America has definitely begun. Actually it started decades ago, but we are now seeing the pieces fall away. The deterioration of America’s infrastructure and the steady erosion of the middle class are surely at the forefront of this process. Through globalization and outsourcing, jobs and money have been stripped away from the middle class resulting in large profits for the elite and powerful. It has created a state of desperation that propels people to work more for less. Thom Hartmann has written an excellent article outlining the steps the U.S. is taking to become a third world nation.
New reports that Taiwanese transnational manufacturing corporation Foxconn may be opening up some plants in the United States indicate that our nation has now entered the terminal fourth stage of “third-worldization” or what may be better referred to simply as “recolonization.”
In case you don’t know, Foxconn is China’s…
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