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60 Free Essays on Patriotism

  1. Essay

    Pakistani Patriotism Patriotism means love for the homeland from the core of the heart. Instinctively human beings love the abode where they are born and brought up. Therefore, love of country is natural and common trait of the people living in one country. Patriotism is a positive characteristic...

  2. Patriotism - the Ethics of Patriotism

    Patriotism is an essentially emotional support for the nation, the homeland. It is not intended to have a rational foundation: soldiers do not fight for a country because it produces more cement than the enemy, but because it is their country. Their patriotism pre-supposes its existence — but not...

  3. An Illusion for the Masses

    1 An Illusion for the Masses “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” So said 18th Century British writer Samuel Johnson. One can start to think about patriotism in its many forms but still arrive at the same juncture, it is simply people’s need to align themselves with a larger...

  4. Patriotism

    What is Patriotism? Patriotism by definition is the love, support, and defense of one’s country. However, this definition is only a definition taken from that of a dictionary, but does this definition suffice for everyone? What is and is not considered patriotism? One must also be willing to ask...

  5. Patriotism in Spiderman Movies

    patriotism. As George Bernard Shaw said, "Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it." Though this feeling is not necessarily based on logic, it is none-the-less one of the most powerful feelings along with hatred and love. Depending on...

  6. Does Patriotism Still Matter?

    Does Patriotism still Matter? Ah! You ask me,” Does patriotism still matter?” Well of course patriotism still matters! When you think of all of the love you receive for yourself, shouldn’t you apply that similar love to your country? I could definitely dig out a few explanations. Well first of...

  7. Patriotism

    Patriotism: What is it? Patriotism has been defined by the Merriam Webster Dictionary as devotion or love for one’s country. According to a USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll 72.2% of Americans consider themselves very or extremely patriotic. That same poll found that 94.5% of Americans think of...

  8. History of Patriotism

    . One of the most influential proponents of this classical notion of patriotism was Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Conversely, in 1774, Samuel Johnson published The Patriot, a critique of what he viewed as false patriotism. On the evening of 7 April 1775, he made the famous statement, "Patriotism is the last...

  9. What It Means to Love One's Country

    1 My View on What It Means to Love One’s Country Patriotism, according to Merriam Webster, is defined as “devotion or love for one’s country.” I believe this definition does not capture the true essence of the meaning of patriotism. This definition would be outstanding if there were no...

  10. Is Patriotism Important Today

    Does Patriotism Still Matter? By Hal Lemon I think patriotism still matters because if we didn’t have patriotism we wouldn’t have the freedoms that we have now. Part of patriotism is realizing that we are not just given our freedom and democracy without a price. We may have to fight to...

  11. Canadian Nationalism

    British soldiers. The perspective in this image is positive since he had leaded the Canadians to victory and had given them a strong and powerful name. His contribution to nationalism is the fact that Canadians gained patriotism after the battle of Vimy Ridge was won. Under his command and leadership...

  12. Patriotism and the American Flag

    There is much controversy surrounding the idea of patriotism and the iconography of the American flag in today's society. Some believe patriotism is simply the act of supporting the decisions of the leaders of the country. Others say, to be patriotic, people should be outspoken and voice their...

  13. Robert Jensen's Patriotism

    Many people believe that they are patriotic people. But, what truly makes one patriotic? In "Saying Goodbye to Patriotism" Robert Jensen critiques the effects of patriotism on today's modern society, the United States, and globalization after the attacks on 9/11. Jensen defines patriotism in his...

  14. Patriotism Is Import

    To be honest I always though America was meant for people who wanted to have freedom and justice. I always love my country. I started interviewing friends and family. While I was doing it and hearing every one opinion I started to have second thoughts about what patriotism meant to me. Mark Twain...

  15. A Response to Dave Barry’s Article

    In the article, “Red, White, and Beer,” author Dave Barry uses humorous observation and irony to show the reader how beer companies use patriotism to sell their product. He also points out how even though beer commercials target men, there is also a sense of sexism since there are no women used in...

  16. Hhhhhh

    ARTICLES RELATED TO Patriotism - Patriotism Vs Universal Brotherhood Patriotism - Patriotism Vs Universal Brotherhood: Encyclopedia - Patriotism Patriotism denotes positive attitudes by a individuals to their own nation, to its national homeland, its culture, its members, and to its...

  17. War & Patriotism

    Do you think patriotism means supporting the government in times of war? Patriotism is love, devotion, support and defense of one's country. Unpatriotic is showing lack of love, devotion, support and defense for one’s country. Citizens who support a particular war as well as those who oppose it are...

  18. Patriotism

    Patriotism is a noble virtue. The Sanskrit proverb says that your mother and motherland are greater even than heaven. Walter Scott, The English poet, sang — Breathes there the man with soul so dead Who never to himself hath said, — "This is my own, my native land" Whose heart hath ne'er...

  19. Does Patriotism Still Matter

    Many people today wonder if patriotism still matters. There are many different opinions to this issue in present day America. Some people say that it does still matter and that it will always matter. Patriotism to those people is important because they have a love for their country and a desire to...

  20. What Patriotism Means to Me

    What Patriotism Means To Me Patriotism, the very sound of the word compels in my heart feelings of loyalty and pride like winter brings snow. I feel loyalty for my country and my country's ideals and I feel pride for those before me who fought and sacrificed for the freedom of my country. I...

  21. Patriotism

    Patriotism Patriotism is defined as a love for or a devotion to one's country. With the events that happened in America on September 11th, patriotism has been in everyone's mind and heart. Young men and women have been enlisting in the armed forces to support America. Americans are flying...

  22. Integrated Science

    A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle. George William Curtis A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours. William Ralph Inge And so...

  23. And Our Flag Was Still There

    Flag is a supreme symbol of patriotism. In Kingsolver’s the essay, flag is used in the title, and it is an important idea in the whole essay. He argued for the right to be included in national practices of patriotism, and he said that after September 11, 2001, it is time to retire the rockers red...

  24. Patrio

    Good morning everyone, today I am here to speak on patriotism, and why it should be of more importance than universal brotherhood. Universal Brotherhood is a term used in theosophical writings. It refers to the theosophical conception that all human beings are members of a spiritual unity...

  25. What Is Patriotism

    What is Patriotism Patriotism according to Merriam Webster is defined as "devotion or love for one's country." I believe this definition does not capture the true essence of the meaning of patriotism. This definition would be outstanding, if there were no other conditions factored in this...

  26. What Does Patriotism Mean to Me

    The very definition of patriotism cannot simply be defined by a dictionary. In fact, no two people you meet will have the same explanation of what it means to them. From America’s Founding Fathers to courageous everyday heroes serving in our military at home and overseas, patriotism fills their...

  27. Learning History Through Popular Culture

    movies and cartoons presents many benefits to students and is an essential determinant in understanding the past. Movies and cartoons are an excellent way for students to develop a sense of patriotism. Patriotism is not a quality that someone acquires suddenly, but one that must be taught at a young...

  28. Eassy

    IS PATRIOTISM good for democracy? Or does a commitment to patriotism threaten democracy? Educators do not agree on this issue. Chester Finn (former assistant secretary of education in the Reagan Administration) argues that, since September 11, “American education has generally made a mess...

  29. Patriotism Essay

     Patriotism The role of patriotism in America should be valued when it brings people together for a good cause; however, patriotism can be viciously corruptive when used for the wrong reasons. “The Things They Carried” exploits one aspect of bad patriotism; the idea of America’s...

  30. Patriotism: the Definition

    The word patriotism holds a definition that can be loosely interpreted. In the essay, “All Consuming Patriotism,” by Ian Frazier he questions what is currently considered patriotism. He expresses his idea of patriotism as shopping and putting money into the economy. To support his idea he claims...