Patriotism Essay

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  • Patriotism And Blind Patriotism

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    symbols represent what the country stands for which is freedom and justice for all. Patriotism is common in the United States and it is this love of nation, the pride that one feels, and the loyalty to the country that many believe is what being an American is all about. Patriotism is ingrained in this nation since its founding and continues to be important today. Moreover, I will examine not only patriotism but also religion and party identification. Although people in the United States are

  • The Issue Of American Patriotism

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    Nationalism and patriotism is a very touchy subject for some people just due to the fact of everyone having their own opinion on what it means. Some people just do not know the difference between the two, or just don’t know if there even is a difference. They are very often commonly confused as the same thing and I can see why at first glance, but after searching this subject on many credible sources I have come to find many clarifying and interesting facts on this particular topic. First of all

  • War Of A Reasonable Patriotism, By George Kateb, And American Patriotism Essay

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    birth places. Ultimately, patriotism causes arbitrary detachments between human beings for illogical reasons. It is fueled by reactionary emotions rather than reason, and although it begins with good intentions, it can also escalate to catastrophic levels. To understand the role of patriotism in the modern day, it is helpful to discuss the following articles: On Patriotism, by George Kateb; In Defense of a Reasonable Patriotism, by William Galston; and American Patriotism is Unique, by Richard Morris

  • Patriotism or Cosmopolitanism Essay

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    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 is to the community of human beings in the entire world. Nussbaum begins her argument by raising questions about education and how students ought to be taught that hunger in third world countries are

  • Comparative Essay : Comparative Ethics Of Patriotism Essay

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    Comparative Ethics of Patriotism I. Introduction What is the moral worth of patriotism? Is there a substantive difference between the patriotism of totalitarian and liberal countries? Do the soldiers in those countries experience patriotism differently? In this paper, I will attempt to affirm the moral worth of patriotism, find the exact differences between totalitarian and liberal patriotism, and determine how this difference might manifest itself within the citizens of either country. Our paper

  • Patriotism In The Film Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

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    unpatriotic by certain areas of the culture. Patriotism is bandied about as a necessity by some, and derided completely by others. But what is true patriotism, and how necessary is it? The film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, made in 1939, was originally condemned for being unpatriotic as it showed the ugly side of American democratic politics at a time where democracies were falling all over Europe. However, the film presents a different view of patriotism that supports the most important part of democracy;

  • Patriotism and The American Flag Essay

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    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 government. Opinions also differ on the idea of what the American flag represents. One opinion of the flags representation is that the flag represents our history, and the formerly mentioned idea of patriotism. Others

  • Red White and Beer: a Rhetorical Analysis of America's Retail Patriotism

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    Ross Brigman English 2001 Sharon Price Rhetorical Analysis Red, White, and Beer: A Criticism of America’s ‘Retail Patriotism’ ‘Red, White, and Beer’ is a short two and a half page essay written by Dave Barry. On the surface, this essay seems to be for pure entertainment purposes. With its satirical concepts of imagery, one cannot help but laugh while reading this critique, and think that it is for entertainment only; maybe it is. However, I believe that he sincerely has issues with how America

  • Patriotic Ads : How We Make Decisions

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    that everyone recognizes, combined with pictures of our soldiers coming home wounded, there is your visual cue. Then add music to this ad that is patriotic in nature and it really impacts how you feel as you watch and listen. Beer companies use patriotism as a way to sell their products as well. They print the American flag on their cans, visual, and have slogans that depict America as the greatest country in the world. It gives the consumer a feeling of a common bond with the manufacturer and sways

  • Literary Analysis Of Bule De Suif

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    begin discussing their distaste and hatred for the Prussians, and their pride for the heroic acts of the French in the war. While the story begins with pride and patriotism for the groups country, it will become apparent by the end that the prostitute Boule de Suif is in fact the only true patriot of the group. This sense of patriotism found in Boule de Suif also allows for a very unique insight into the political and economic themes residing within the story itself. Within the traveling group