The thing is, the majority of people in America aren't really all that impressed by "setting up a formal dinner". Maybe rich folks who are used to all the decorum, but some people flat out don't care or expect certain things to be required at a dinner, and a lot of folks like me consider things like that to just be outright pretentious. I don't really see how any of that is an advantage, or even part of our majority culture.
Now traditions, history, and academia that are responsible
for the trends and habits of most of our culture, that's actually something to be proud of. All the high class stuff, not so much.
edited 3rd Mar '11 10:55:08 PM by Barkey
The AR-15 is responsible for 95% of all deaths each year. The rest of the deaths are from obesity and drone strikes.