America

What could be a simpler word than "America," the country in which we live? What could be wrong with using the word "America?"

Since this is early in deconstriction, several things: words arttee multi-contextual and simutextual

The word "America" covers many things:

The word is also loaded with emotional association. "We" (another suspect word) are encouraged to "identify" with this entity, as in "Proud to be an American", as in "America: Love it or leave it," as in "Defending America." But very little of this is not taken for granted.

What are the underlying metaphors for the concept?

What are the connotations and feelings associated with the concept?

What are the problematic aspects of the concept?

How does the concept tend to misleads us?

What are the contexts of this concept?

How should we talk about the things this concept is used to talk about?