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Considering the restrictions placed on national democracies, which have no influence over the decisions taken in hegemonical states, one must turn to the idea of worldwide democracy, where demos would be humankind as a whole.
In their attempt to conquer a hegemonical status in the heterogenous and competitive Portuguese field of ethnographic and anthropological knowledge of the non-European natives, Mendes Correia and his group adopted Cardoso as a totemic tool of social and professional power.
Instead of living up to its hegemonical responsibility--imperial responsibilities--the United States, today more than ever, is trying to run the world on the basis of strictly national interests.
September 11 is an American hegemonical construct, a good guys vs.