Patriotism

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  • Patriotism Vs Nationalism Essay

    et al. (2001) defined patriotism as an affective attachment towards the in-group, such as the senses of belongingness, responsibility and pride while Dekker et al (2003) defines nationalism as feeling a sense of belonging towards their own nation, and desiring to establish and maintain a separate and independent state for their own nation. The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for its achievement whereas the nationalists are proud of their country regardless of its achievement; patriotism tends to create a feeling of blind arrogance while nationalism can induce the sense of responsibility towards the country. The aim of this essay is to provide some effective ways to the government,…

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  • Pay Rates Of Soldiers Essay

    effort being made to abstain from eating these “need” foods, giving them to the soldier, whilst consuming similar alternatives. 2. The main selling point of this poster would be the message displayed across the bottom-centre of the poster “remember the needs of our soldiers and allies” which implies that the general population should induce these essential foods for substitutions to help bring more resources for the soldiers abroad. Seemingly, this will keep the soldiers keen and aware, and…

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  • Essay On All Quiet On The Western Front

    the front did not fight for glory of their nation but for their own survival. They either have to kill or be killed. Many soldiers including Remarque believed that their enemy was not the opposing country but the men in power in their own nation because they believed that they were sacrificed to the war to increase their own power and glory. They believed that this war was useful only for the leaders because of their greed for power. Paul Baumer’s perception on war when he was just nineteen…

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  • National Pride And Cosmopolitanism Analysis

    In her article “Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism,” Nussbaum gives us another instance of love of country described in Rabindranath Tagore’s novel The Home and The World. Nussbaum talks about how was a young wife called Bimala fascinated by the patriotic discourse of her husband’s friend Sandip who founded Swadeshi movement that calls for a “boycott of foreign goods” (Nussbaum 3). Bimala talked about her husband’s cool and cosmopolitan devotion to this idea when he thinks that he is ready to serve…

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  • Essay On What It Means To Be A True American

    state, town, gang, school, country, it doesn 't really matter. People love to be a part of something bigger than themselves, and countries are no different and definitively fall into this category. Countries are normally relatively simple to group. For thousands of years, wherever you lived or your religion generally determined what nationality you were. Even today that is a part of determining whether or not someone is from a country. What if you had an entire country filled with people who…

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  • Okita Patriotism

    "The State is all, worship the State!...Worship, bow down or die!" With these astonishing words, Stephen Vincent Benet prompts a disturbing question: when does patriotism cross the divide into state-worship? By creating myths of glory that affect the emotions, the elite is able to maintain power. Since nationalism is based on sentimentality, the elite manipulates citizens to accept uncritically the role of patriotism as a good thing. On the other hand, in "Dulce et Decorum Est" and "In Response…

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  • Confederate Patriotism

    During the Civil War, Confederates sought to prove the distinctiveness of the Southern people and to legitimate their desire for a separate national existence through the creation of a unique southern literature and culture. After the war, Southerners wanted their descendants to have pride in their heritage and understand that defeat had not destroyed the relevance of Southern identity. Key to their efforts was placing a great emphasis on the control of children’s education, especially in regard…

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  • Patriotism In Canada

    Finally, Prime Ministers succeeded in creating patriotism amongst Canadians during the 50s and 60s. There was much to celebrate during 1967, the year of Canada’s Centennial, but the highlight was Expo 67. Over 150 million people came to Montreal, Canada’s largest city at the time, to experience the year-long fairs that remains one of the greatest birthday parties in history. 120 countries were represented at the fair with 53 pavilions, and highlights included the gigantic U.S. geodesic dome, the…

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  • Patriotism In Rwanda

    Although Canadians are notoriously known for their national pride, their patriotic attitudes only remain true for the people of the Arctic, when they have resources to offer. The Canadian government does not display patriotism towards the Arctic because of our history, literature, art, music or our Canadian soul, like Mr. Harper stated; it is actually based off of the amount of resources that an area has to offer. Up until the oil in the North West Passage was available to the rest of the world,…

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  • Patriotism In America

    have just for living here. A few aspects that define one as an American is a sense of patriotism and genuine love for their country, having freedoms and rights that allow one to be themselves, and the way that people are able to view the rest of the world. People who live in other nations may not view America as being the best country in the world, and all people live by different standards, only these people are also controlled by their government in every aspect of their lives.This alone…

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