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Microcosms of American Culture
Microcosm Stereotype #2: In Afghanistan, you are 83.33% less likely to get HIV or Aids
LGBTQ people are far more likely to get HIV or Aids, and they are hunted in Afghanistan.
Anecdotal Testimony: We do have more people in the LGBT community and science shows they are more likely to get HIV/Aids.
Anecdotal Exception: We do not know the exact numbers of LGBT people in Afghanistan, since they are in danger if they come out.
Microcosm Stereotyype #1: In Afghanistan, you are 71.05% more likely to be murdered.
USA has a higher murder rate, but we also have many more people than in Afghanistan
Anecdotal Testimony: We have a higher population than Afghanistan
Anecdotal Exception: We have a 30% increase in murder compared to Afghanistan
Microcosm Stereotype #1: They believed the women would be super aggressive and act like the stereotypes on T.V.
Women stereotyped in television to the point of becoming caricatures of how they really are
Anecdotal Testimony: I was also misled with the amount of high school drama shows my sister watched.
Anecdotal Exception: As you get older, the shows become more realistic
Microcosm Stereotype #2: Americans are unhealthy eaters.
We eat too many calories
Anecdotal Testimony: I eat a lot of fast food when I am in work mode and need a boost.
Anecdotal Exception: I balance it with healthy meals.
Microcosm Stereotype #1: We eat a lot of takeout
Nearly 37 percent of americans regularly eat fast food
Anecdotal Testimony: I eat a lot of fast food.
Anecdotal Exception: Most people balance it out in the end however
Microcosm Stereotype #2: Soccer is followed much less in the U.S.
We dont follow soccer because we are not good at it
Anecdotal Testimony: We are never gonna be as good as places in south america and europe
Anecdotal Exception: We dont even put resources into trying to be better.
Microcosm Stereotype #1: A third theme that shows up everywhere in American life is an unquestioned faith in the value of popular government
59% of US citizens believe that there were misleading people on both sides of the political spectrum in the 2020 election
Anecdotal Testimony: There was a lot of misleading on both Fox News and CNN
Anecdotal Exception: The age of unbiased media is over and most people know it.
Microcosm Stereotype #2: A fourth theme running through all of American history has been the tremendous willingness of Americans to experiment with new things.
74% of Americans feel that experiences are more important than products
Anecdotal Tetimony: I believe that experiences last longer and are more unique than a generic product.
Anecdotal Exception: Some people prefer to have tangible rewards in their life.