Patriotism without flags. by Daniel Lang

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Published by Norton in New York .

Written in English

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Book details

LC ClassificationsDS557.A63 L36 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5042075M
ISBN 100393055213
LC Control Number74001360

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Elsewhere in continental Europe, some countries embrace patriotism and their flags without such a complex: In Sweden, which likes to project itself on the world stage as a “humanitarian superpower,” many houses have a flagpole in the garden where the national blue-and-yellow flag flies on festive occasions, including family birthdays.

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Nationalism is an idea and movement that promotes the interests of a particular nation (as in a group of people), especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining the nation's sovereignty (self-governance) over its alism holds that each nation should govern itself, free from outside interference (self-determination), that a nation is a natural and ideal basis for a polity and.

And surely, patriotism cannot mean giving one’s life for a river or a mountain range. Patriotism is not blind trust in anything our leaders tell us or do. That just replaces some lofty concepts with mindless goose-stepping. Patriotism is not simply showing up to vote. You need to know a lot more about what motivates a voter before you judge.

The other day I ran across an old book with an enduring message — a nation without patriots cannot long endure. The page volume, Manual of Patriotism, with an American flag on the cover was published 1n by the New York State department of schools. At that time, New York, indeed all America, was receiving tens of thousands of European immigrants and the major institution.

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Old Glory makes you nationalist, not patriotic. Here’s a fact to keep in mind as Fourth of July decorations go up this year: Americans don’t love America more around American flags — but.

Anti-patriotism is the ideology that opposes patriotism; it usually refers to those with cosmopolitan views and is usually of an internationalist and anti-nationalist nature as well.

Normally, anti-patriotism stems from the belief that patriotism is wrong since people born in a country, whether they like it or not and regardless of their individuality, are encouraged to love the country or. on Patriotism and the American Flag But more galling than anything are all those moralistic ideologues in Washington sporting the flag in their lapels while writing books and running Web sites and publishing magazines attacking dissenters as un-American.

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Patriotism is a feeling, level of loyalty to the homeland, moral principle; you name it. Nationalism is a political ideology aimed to protect the interests of a certain nation. At the core, it is about love to a specific nation, its language, people, and traditions.

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