Nationalism And Ultranationalism

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Nationalism is an ideology that promotes a country towards a common goal in which people can celebrate the positive aspects of their nation. Many forms of nationalism can be corrupted and become directed against another group or nation, which can lead to senseless violence and incivility. Ultranationalistic ideologies such as neo-nazism or neo-fascism lead to groups with extreme loyalty toward a nation that lacks tolerance, as well as has very solid views that are very hard to change. Today, there are parties in various countries that can be defined as “ultranationalistic” in that they lack tolerance and their views are very strong and emotionally bound. Ultranationalism is most popular within European nations and leads to very strong views …show more content…
The clip begins with the introduction of aliens who come to America in order to claim black people with a certain shade or darker to leave with them in exchange for unlimited resources and energy. The film examines the contemplation of the idea among different groups of people which eventually leads to the nation voting on the issue. The final decision of the nation was to allow the aliens to take the black people because the national interest seemed too great to ignore. Adrien Katherine Wing’s “Space Traders for the Twenty-First Century,” discussed the the various reactions people had towards the story depicted. Thus, the story created a diverse situation in which we can analyze the question: “Is the exclusion/exile of people for national interest reasons a demonstration of …show more content…
Breivik’s manifest stood out among all of these due to his push for intense violence. The European political ads showed more Nationalist than Neo-Nazi views in the sense that they were not necessarily superior to the islamic people but they are a threat to their way of life and they should be kept out of the country. American white Racism employs certain elements of Neo-Nazism in the sense that whites view themselves as the superior race of the country. When it came down to it, it was an easy decision to trade away the blacks to the white population in Space Traders. The examination of nationalism and racism allows me to understand identity in that the majority of rich, elitist americans are whites. Nationalism rules the country in the sense that everybody strives for the national interest by looking for a better America with their perfect idea of success. Racism also rules the country through the lack of integration between blacks and whites. In the Pew article, many people still find racism to still exist today, which is not good at all. Many more black people are convicted and put into jail than whites which divides the country morally and prevents the US from advancing racially. Finally, is the trade in space traders possible? I believe it is most likely unlikely, as the black people

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