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Then these Americanized people turned against their mother country, England, in a destructive war led by George Washington until they obtained their independence from the British crown. ” But its true motivation was economic competition. The slaves that had been captured from central Africa to work in the land were fragile and could not withstand the cold climate of the North, so they were moved to the South. The result was that the builders of the South found cheap labor that was unavailable in the North.
Secondly, relations between Egypt and the United States were rather bad and there was no diplomatic representation for Egypt. Thirdly, Americans thought Egypt had joined the Soviet Union and that all Egyptians were Communists! Finally, all American supervisors in any company were scared of being responsible for employing an Egyptian illegal alien. My American friend informed me of all this as he presented his excuses for this embarrassing and difficult situation I was in now. Thinking about my future occupied me day and night.
The Americans’ Nerves I did not wish to comment on these statements at the time, for my concern was with knowing how they thought about the matter. But there is nothing in America that indicates relaxed nerves, despite every easy means of life, and all its guaranteed assurances, and every ease and means of expending extra energy. The Americans Are Free of Humanity Some of them call this freedom from hypocrisy and facing the truth, but there is a fundamental difference between freedom from hypocrisy and freedom from the components of humanity that separate man from animals.