Obama today: Canada has great health care, but we have a different culture. I guess we cannot hack good ideas that come from other cultures. Sheesh.
You do realize that culture has almost EVERYTHING to do with whether or not an Idea can take root in a society right?
Just look at the Middle East. Democracy is a great idea. They should be embracing it with gusto right? So, why aren't they?
Could it be because there are concepts that as a culture they aren't ready to accept, like female equality, freedom of religion and stuffs like that?
Even our own culture had to shift for certian things to happen. Do you think that every change justs comes down from heaven and has its way?