Argument on “Private Wants” Threaten National Identity

Argue your position on Jordan’s claim that “private wants” threaten national identity.

The late Barbara Jordan, a former United States representative, once warned, “This is the great danger America faces—that we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual; each seeking to satisfy private wants.” Respond to the prompt with a thesis that will establish a line of reasoning. This thesis will reflect what you think – what you think right now, given all that you know and are aware of.