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Seniors: World Events Help Shape World View

Jul 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

World events help shape our world view. While that is so, note the word “help” here. American presence in the world has long been perceived as a major contributor to progress, peace, prosperity and all the other pluses that help make up this country. There are other factors that are implicit in our role and contributions to the world.

Presently, however, the role and face of the United States is undergoing stresses unlike those experienced in a very long time. The Second World War surely was a time of great upheaval, but it also seemed to be a unifying time when Americans were proud to serve and devote themselves to an outcome of justice and freedom.

Fractured seems to describe our present condition. World shaking events are so persistently prolific that hardly one passes