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The United States - A Push Toward Moral Decline, Political Extremism, Political Divisions, and Violence?

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In matters of politics and social affairs, wisdom calls for ruling at the center in order to unite rather than divide. Governing for extremist interests, either left or right, only encourages the fragmentation of a nation.

If the United States were to continue on the same path of extreme political divisiveness, social disintegration, hatred between groups, and dangerous economic inequalities, this could have profound consequences for itself and for its democracy, of course, but also for the entire world..

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