The Truth in Jerry Persia's "Towards an American Revolution"
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This paper examines the book "Towards an American Revolution," by Jerry Fresia. The book is about the facade that is our American government. He argues that while the American people are conditioned to believe that our government is the greatest in the world and looks out for the common citizen, in reality it is a plutocracy, run by the social elites and corporations. They use their power to manipulate society, its laws, and its culture so that they can do business as they please.
From the Paper:"Many people believe that what Americans accept as history is drastically different from the truth. These people believe that the American Revolution that Americans were taught to believe in since they were children is a lie. In reality, the Founding Fathers were all extremely wealthy elitists that owned large amounts of land and slaves. They rebelled against Britain not in the name of freedom and revolution, but so that they would be free to run their businesses any way they wanted. There are many instances of "common people" rebelling against the government that convinced the elites that a strong central government was the only..."
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