Martin Amis Quote

One of the many things I do not understand about Americans is this: what is it like to be a citizen of a superpower, to maintain democratically the means of planetary extinction. I wonder how this contributes to the dreamlife of America, a dreamlife that is so deep and troubled.


"Introduction" - The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America (1986)

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One of the many things I do not understand about Americans is this: what is it like to be a citizen of a superpower, to maintain democratically the...

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One of the many things I do not understand about Americans is this: what is it like to be a citizen of a superpower, to maintain democratically the...

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One of the many things I do not understand about Americans is this: what is it like to be a citizen of a superpower, to maintain democratically the...

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One of the many things I do not understand about Americans is this: what is it like to be a citizen of a superpower, to maintain democratically the...