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 other...
August Jason Babasa
Fey Engl 1301
Feb. 01 2013
What Citizenship Means To Me
So what does citizenship means to me? Is it just a piece of paper that says you are a citizen of a country or does it mean something more in a deeper level. When I was just a little boy my mother always talks...
“What does Patriotism mean to me?”
Patriotism means many things. The following are things that come to my mind when I think of patriotism. I believe we support the men and women in the military, and trust in God are three parts of what patriotism means to me. Patriotism is when good people...
Patriotism is defined as the devoted love, support, and defense of one's country. To me, patriotism means representing your country proudly and caring for the well being of your people while also respecting other nationalities. Patriotism means something different to everyone, it may mean serving in...
“WHAT DOES PATRIATISM MEAN TO ME?”
I believe Patriotism to be one of those words that you cannot stop at knowing the mere definition of. Patriotism isn’t something youknow or read about. It is something that you must feel. A word that engulfs your entire being and forces you to live you a certain way...
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.
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 all...
every one opinion I started to have second thoughts about what patriotism meant to me. Mark Twain once said “Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when is deserves”. I ask my momma opinion about patriotism she said that patriotism mean to her is to have freedom of speak and to love are country...
What is Patriotism ,and nonetheless what does it mean you? Patriotism is defined by the Merriam dictionary as “love or devotion to one's country”, but what does that mean on a personal level. Having migrated to America patriotism is a little bit different for me. Having seen...
is more valuable than patriotism!
If in the country brotherhood is there than only people can think about patiotism the people in the country should help each other whenever needed, there should be equality in all then only patriotism comes.
We people know that patriotism is also important. | ...
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 protect...
without laughter is a day wasted.”
― Nicolas Chamfort
“Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”
― Mark Twain
“Ever notice how 'What the hell' is always the right answer?”
― Marilyn Monroe
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the...
What Patriotism Means to Me
In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States we are seeing many forms of Patriotism. I was surprised
to find when I researched this word that it had a negative feeling associated with it. I believe that patriotism is actively showing...
Poem ' Flag '
Throughout the whole Poem it has been about the theme patriotism and conflict. The writer John Agard, only focuses on the negative about patriotism and conflict; the reason I think he does this is because he wants to prove a point about if there is one there is the other. In John's first...
float up into heaven. Thanks to those people we live in a free country. Patriotism means love and devotion to ones country or homeland. A patriot is someone who loves, supports, and is prepared to serve their country. Patriotism is celebrated twice a year (The Independence Day and Patriot Day).
of patriotism. The best way to start understanding patriotism is to simply define it. Patriotism is a person’s level of loyalty toward their country. Displays of true patriotism are prominent in times of despair, such as wars and terrorist attacks. However, many people have discrepancies on what displays...
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 identity...
Speech (for VE):
What is Patriotism? Some say, it is just a word. A word without an importance in the English language. And really? They also used it as a form of jokes and goofing around with friends. But what does it really mean?
Patriotism is devoted love for ones country...
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 the...
Barack Obama; The best candidate for me.
Barack Obama is the best candidate for me because of all the ways he relates to me and the things he has been through and all the things that he believes in.
He believes that senior citizens should be saved and kept to there best potential...
defines patriotism as love for or devotion to ones country. However, the word patriotism strikes lots of mixed emotions all over the United States. Some people describe themselves as involved patriots because they fly their American flag outside in their yards, when others see the word patriotism as disgusting...
What Patriotism means to me
In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States we are seeing many forms of Patriotism. I was surprised to find when I researched this word that it had a lot of negative feelings. I believe that Patriotism is a showing your support for...
Nationalism what does it mean? What effects has it or does it have on sport, in particular New Zealand and Australian sport. Has it affected our national sporting identities? Nationalism can be split into two distinct, but at the same, similar categories, “old” and “new”. As citizens of a nation...
Does Patriostism Still Matter ? By: Alexis Rivera
Patriotism. The very sound of the word brings to my heart feelings of loyalty and pride. I feel loyalty for my country and my country's ideals, and I feel pride for those before me who fought and sacrificed much for the freedom...
Humankind would be a better place if we were all just citizens of the world. In Martha Nussbaum’s “Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism” she argues whether children should be taught in education to be patriotic or cosmopolitan. Nussbaum’s definition of cosmopolitanism is a person whose primary allegiance...
["Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death"]
The reason Patrick Henry recited the speech, "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death," is to persuade the House that there is no other substitute but war. Henry starts off by recognizing...
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...
“What Patriotism Means to Me”
Does Patriotism still matter anymore? Or, is it just the national anthem playing before a sports game, saying the Pledge of Allegiance at school in the mornings? Or, is it just the celebrating of holidays that honor our armed forces? Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary says...
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 oppositions to what is going on in the...
We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues of those who are opposed to us..... The old "manifest destiny" idea ought to be modified so that each nation has the manifest destiny to do the best it can - and that without cant, without the assumption of self-righteousness and with a desire...