American Optimism in Bob the Builder

The indefatigable optimism of the American pscyhe is seen most evidently in the motto of Bob the Builder: “Can we build it?  Yes we can!”

However unlike the rugged individualism that characterizes so much of the American landscape, Bob the Builder has a unique emphasis on teamwork.

Hence, Bob the Builder represents an interesting mixture of core Western and Eastern beliefs.

[is it scary or motivating that i’m analyzing the fundmental worldviews of an animated character?]

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