The Pragmatism of American Lawmaking
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In this article, the writer discusses that in the book "America", Jean Baudrillard describes America as a utopia of diversity, tolerance, and modernity. The writer maintains that while Baudrillard misunderstands the driving forces behind it, he describes the societal rule-making well.
From the Paper:"In his book entitled "America", Baudrillard pays us a great compliment in his statement that Americans are people of conviction convinced of everything and seeking to convince. But his opinion of our society as people who talk and do not listen misses the point. America values freedom above all else. Rules and regulations by their very nature restrict freedom. Behind the appearance of participation and socialization they are desocializing disenfranchising and ejecting. The evolution of our political system is based on the belief ..."
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