Ive seen so many instances of Americans preaching that the issues in their country only happen with them, and that their issues are Gravely Serious and “dont happen to other countries”, while also seeing them mocking or using other countries’ issues and tragedies as a meme or “aesthetic material”
That this just makes me feel fed up and exhausted.
Just because you dont see whats going on in the rest of the world. Doesnt. Mean. It doesnt happen there. Just because you only see whats happening in your country. Doesn’t mean. It doesnt happen in other countries.
American social media is a worldwide popular media source, Thats why American issues are so seen. Other countries dont have that luxury to show the world their problems. And claiming Others dont have problems as big as Americans have by using argument like “other countries’ problems arent shown on social media therefore everything is calm and fine there” is highly ignorant and insensitive.
Its not that youre not allowed to tell others about your problems.
Its just that You Shouldn’t Claim you are the Only ones with problems. And shouldn’t treat other countries’ problems as an entertainment.
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