. the truth is that we do not know for certain whether something similar might not happen elsewhere. It would not be surprising if it did and another nation succumbed to to the infection of a uniform and one-sided idea. America … seems to be immune because of the outspoken counterposition she has adopted, but in point of fact she is even more vulnerable than Europe since her educational system is the most influenced by the scientific Weltanschauung with its statistical truths, and her mixed population finds it difficult to strike roots in a soil that is practically without history.
Carl C. J. Jung