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  1. What Does Patriotism Mean to Me

    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...

  2. American Patriotism

    AMERICAN PATRIOTISM By: dat E-mail: xasianboyx@aol.com AMERICAN PATRIOTISM Patriotism in America is the love for or devotion to America. Patriotism represents people who love this country and support the country's authority and interests. American patriotism does not only mean an unquestioni

  3. 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 tal

  4. What Is Patriotism?

    What is patriotism? Merriam-Webster defines patriotism as love for or devotion to one's country. "I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually," James Baldwin. "The notion that a radical is one who hates h

  5. Extended Definition - Patriotism

    The United States is presently at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, where American troops are fighting and dying. At home, cars and homes display solid yellow or red, white, and blue ribbons that call for Americans to "Support Our Troops." It is patriotic for Americans to support their daughters and sons

  6. Patriotism in Malaysia

    The Malaysian Bar Patriotism cannot be forced onto a Malaysian Contributed by Charles Hector The compulsory national service training 'programme is intended to foster the spirit of patriotism, encourage racial integration, and develop "positive and noble traits" among the younger generation'

  7. Patriotism or Cosmopolitanism

    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 al

  8. Oscar Wilde Quotes

    A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. [pic][pic][pic][pic] Oscar Wilde A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her. [pic][pic][pic][pic] Oscar Wilde Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so

  9. What Does It Mean to Be an American

    What does it mean to be an American? An American is somebody who is of a different ethnicity or religion who lives in the United States that has the freedom of speech, they can vote, and everybody can get an education. Everybody can have the same and equal rights. In 1754 Benjamin Franklin drew a

  10. Does Patriotism Still Matter

    In a changing world with changing thoughts, opinions on patriotism are also rapidly changing. Does patriotism still matter? Yes definitely, because patriotism means love for the country and as human beings, it is our responsibility to love our beloved fatherland. Everybody can consider his country h

  11. Where Has Patriotism Gone?

    Where has Patriotism Gone? As the years go by, American is losing sight of what the patriotic holidays truly mean. There were not created by the government to have special sales for the retail stores and to generate competition amongst them. The national holidays have another meaning: to celeb

  12. Patriotism in India

    Patriotism in India By patriotism we mean genuine love for one's own country. Patriotism must not be misinterpreted as one's hatred for other countries. If one loves his own country and hates other countries, then it is nationalism rather than patriotism. Mother and the motherland are superior to

  13. Patriotism

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  14. What Does It Mean to Be an Ameican

    What does it mean to be an American What it means to be an American is very special. Some people don't realize how lucky they are to actually be a true American. By definition an American is someone who is born in America. That is not nearly what it means to be an American. To be in American yo

  15. What Does True Patriotism Mean to You

    The definition of Patriotism is the love of and devotion to one's own country. I started this essay with my view on patriotism decided. While writing this essay, my mind and heart has been enriched with understanding of what Patriotism means. This enrichment came from interviewing people that hav

  16. Universal Brotherhood Is Better Than Patriotism

    Its widely accepted that the love of humanity is above all religions. May it be Christianity, Islam, Budhism, Hinduism or any religion across the world, each of them has the spirit, sons of the same father, then why are we fighting to divide ourselves in the false pretension of patriotism, nationali

  17. Reflections on Tanganyika's 49th Independence Anniversary : so What Does Independence Really Mean to You ?

    So what does independence really mean to you? On December 9, 2010, in English, Print, by joji Kiranga shares his reflections on the 49th anniversary of Tanganyika’s independence. Wait. What independence? by Kiranga As we mark the 49th anniversary of Tanganyika’s Independence I was force

  18. Persepolis and Kindred

    As readers, we all experience different emotions and reactions when reading novels. Writers overall are able to convey their feelings to the public and write in such a fashion that the reader disconnects with themselves and identifies with the writer. Despite this, would readers still feel the sam

  19. What Does It Mean to Be an American

    Beginning in the 1690's all the way to1775, Americas' population doubled every 25 years. Most settlers came to America in the 17th century, from Europe, to escape war, oppression, and absentee-landlordism. Under strict European rule they were not allowed the freedoms that were promised in the "New

  20. 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

  21. Soldier's Home

    English Written assignment B.D 02-11-2004 Studieportalen.dk By: Astrid Hougaard Pedersen 3.a Soldier’s Home Hemingway is a very famous writer in USA and through time he has written many interesting, strong and unforgettable novels and short stories. Hemingway is characterized as one of the

  22. Patriotism

    DEBATE Yes it is true that universal brotherhood 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. Hitl

  23. Does Patriotism Still Matter

    In a changing world with changing thoughts, opinions on patriotism are also rapidly changing. Does patriotism still matter? Yes definitely, because patriotism means love for the country and as human beings, it is our responsibility to love our beloved fatherland. Everybody can consider his country h

  24. What Is Pheuma and What Does It Mean to the Philosopher Who Introduced It?

    What is Pheuma and What does it mean to the Philosopher who Introduced it? During the pre-Socratic era of philosophy, we are introduced to three Milesian philosophers, whom were predominantly concerned with the questions about the nature of nature. The third and last of the Milesian philosophers

  25. Religion in Education

    Angela >>>>>> Professor Lum American Constitution April 4 2008 Religion in Education Religion in Education Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. “Nothing in the First Amendment converts our public sch

  26. Real Patriotism in America

    Zachary Fox October 3, 2011 John Hall English 111 Patriot In our society today, many people consider themselves to be patriotic because they wave an American flag outside their home, drive a Ford truck, and pledge allegiance to a flag. They drive unnecessarily large vehicles to travel short

  27. Raven's Nest

    THE UNITED KINGDOM There is, perhaps, an excuse for people who use the word 'England' when they mean 'Britain'. It cannot be denied that the dominant culture of Britain today is specifically English. The system of politics that is used in all four nations today is of English origin, and Eng

  28. Patriotism

    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

  29. What It Mean to Be an American

    American What does it mean to be an American that question can be answered differently by everyone. The Melting Pot of America has become a melting pot of ethnic people. If you live in or near a city you can see the many ethnic cultures that influence our lives. Am

  30. Commentary Upon Alexis de Tocqueville

    On the very beginning, Alexis de Tocqueville did not intend to write an essay about Ireland but he was shocked by what he saw in his travel that he decided to write Alexis de Tocqueville's Journey in Ireland, July-August, 1835. This book looks like a travel book but, it is very much social, polit