How do you think foreigners perceive your country?

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nick007
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17 Dec 2010, 9:00 am

I think most countries perceive America as being extremely controlling, hypocritical, shallow, stupid Jesus freaks. I HATE living here


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29 Jan 2011, 1:02 pm

I believe most Americans are perceived as; overweight, arrogant, ignorant, and rude. Frankly, I know quite a few people with at least one of those traits, part of the reason I'm moving abroad later in life.



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29 Jan 2011, 1:13 pm

I'm Irish.

I think we are perceived as a rowdy country of wife-beating catholic alcoholics. The alcoholic thing is justified, the wife-beating thing isn't, and as for religion, people believe in god in some vague, misty way, and claim to be catholic, yet no one has read the Bible.

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I think most countries perceive America as being extremely controlling, hypocritical, shallow, stupid Jesus freaks. I HATE living here


Yup, sounds about right. I've met a lot of nice Americans, but the ones I've met all have that naive, unthinking way of viewing their lives and their countries, and above all their religions.


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