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what is american exceptionalism
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american exceptionalism is the idea that america is somehow different from other nations
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nations are organizations of people in a geographical area who have agreed to cooperate to further their self-interest.
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america is exceptional bc it was formed to transcend naked self-interest to pursue the practice of a particular set of political principles.
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america is exceptional because it was formed in the pursuit of ideas instead of power.
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it often fails to reach these ideals but its founding text allows us to argue that anyone flouting these ideals is an unpatriotic hypocrite.
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