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Western Civilization (Winter 2003)

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Dirk Jansson
02:58 PM ET (US)
I completely agree with Erin. This country IS the land of opportunity. If there is a will to be successful, one can definitely find a way. I say this coming from the same background as Erin, so I might not be fully appreciating and acknowledging the difficulties faced by an aspiring worker in this country, but everyone here has equal opportunity for the most part. There honestly should not be a poverty rate that high. With the "strongest" economy in the world, with as much money that we have circulating, everyone here can succeed, no matter what background they came from. It is all about the work ethic, which refers back to some common American stereotypes that Americans are lazy. I guess there is some truth to that when we have the poverty rate that we do...
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