I wrote last Wednesday about the Christian observance of a season called Lent, and how we are encouraged to deny ourselves simple pleasures to prepare us for the upcoming passion, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
According to RawStory.com, liberal author, intellectual, cultural commentator and public speaker Noam Chomsky suggests gt that Americans as a whole could decide to give up “hegemony.” Raw Story’s David Edwards and Stephen C. Webster say,
“Yes, that “hegemony,” defined by Merriam-Webster as “the social, cultural, ideological, or economic influence exerted by a dominant group.”
According to Mr. Chomsky, humanity’s survival appears to be anything but a sure thing.
Raw Story reports that “Speaking from his office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author, scholar and philosopher Noam Chomsky offers a glimpse at what the greatest threats to human survival are today, in the context of his 2003 book, ‘Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance.'”
Chomsky’s full comments are carried in the video below.