America rarely listens.

That is because America always believes it is right.

That is not an unpatriotic admission.

I know many people will read it that way, but that would be a false assumption.

America needs some hard truth.

That is the only way to heal and move forward.

Who is willing to listen?

Redditor Pacificfighter wanted Americans to be open and hear about some facts they can no longer ignore. They asked:

"Rest of the world, what are Americans not ready to hear?"

We really need to understand how our politics has made us look. It's a disaster.

Heroes

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"Current Batman and Superman are British."

elusiveclownface

"Current Thor is Australian, and that's working out pretty well."

eaglescout1984

be healthy

"Just because it’s ‘organic’ doesn’t mean it’s ‘healthy.'"

SLVRVNS

"When the organic craze hit, the labeling and usage of the word killed me. I got a dual undergrad in chemistry and comp sci, so my mind can be very literal. Some things are absolutely organic, even if they are grown with pesticides bc they are organic compounds. WTF people."

stannndarsh

Weird

"Treating politicians like worship leaders is kinda creepy."

JewishPastor

"It's not just the political parties. It's identity politics across the board being leveraged. You should see the subgroups in society that hate each other. You have to laugh when one group that fits into the same general group hates the other group because they aren't '(group name/type) enough.'"

topcrns

Recovery Time

"You shouldn’t have to give birth then go back to work a week later."

OldGreySweater

"I won’t even get a week. I’ll have to call in “'ick' when I’m in labor/giving birth and then as soon as I’m discharged from the hospital (usually within 24 hours for vaginal deliveries) I have to go back to work because I’m not eligible for any maternity leave at all."

"I honestly have no idea how I’m going to manage, but I am super jealous of other countries that have paid maternity leave, lower maternal death rates, and they also aren’t paying $40,000 every time they have a baby."

oh_hey_look_its_me

Service

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"Your tipping system sucks."

SwingJugend

It's not that difficult to tip. Just do it.

Speak

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"It's normal to know more than one language."

insomniacMacbeth

"This really depends on where you’re from. There are lots of monolingual people outside the US. IIRC ~50% of the world is monolingual."

Budget-Tie-3222

Blurred Lines

"Religion isn't something that should be tied so tightly to politics."

james_t_woods

"Religion in America is, in general, a mess. Here in the UK, religion has some power in politics but not to the extent that it has in America. Bishops mainly speak on topics like Euthanasia as they have experience with dying people."

CyanideIE

What a Mess...

"The first thought that goes through your head as you enter the ER shouldn't be 'how am I gonna pay for this?'"

PygmeePony

"I owe 100k+ in medical debt I’m never going to pay. It doesn’t effect your credit so who cares. I just ignore it has no effect on anything. Some people are just idiots and take out loans to pay medical bills and then end up owing to a third party that will affect credit. The American system is great if you know how to take advantage of it."

Costco92

Who Cares?

"Other countries don't usually have such an obsession with high school sports. We have teams, maybe soccer, basketball, hockey... but if the team wins the cup or championship, good for them, no one else really cares about other people's after-school activities when you have your own."

Cloud_Murph

frauds

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"Celebrity pastors, commercial mega churches and other such things go against the teachings of Christianity."

UrMa9

America. Did you take notes? The world is watching.

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