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Patriotism and its superficiality

India is my country and all Indians are my brothers and sisters. I love my country and I am proud of its rich and varied heritage.I shall always strive to be worthy of it.

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Why I Don't Pledge Allegiance

I don’t believe in saying the pledge of allegiance. Funny, since I was the person to read it aloud every morning of my junior and senior year. 1,831 more words

Life Or Something Like It

Jingoistic Troopers: What is Propaganda?

In striving for accessibility, Starship Troopers (1997) pulls a corny b-movie facade over a subtle satire of American jingoism through a masterful understanding of propaganda. Over the belligerent course of football star (where football is at least tribalistic, if not jingoist) to naively obsessing over a high school girlfriend, when protagonist and striving soldier Rico is asked the question, “would you like to know more?” he repeatedly says no. 373 more words


UK Elections: I'm (still) proud to be British

As much as it makes me uncomfortable to admit, I love my country. It’s a strange statement to make as someone living abroad who so readily hates the usual patriotism and politics that comes with being a ‘proud Brit’. 929 more words

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'O Say Can You See' through the hypocrisy?

A message for flag wavers of every stripe, who blindly pave the way for fascism to take root in America and stay.

‘But it’s the flag,’ you say – ‘the same one I pledge allegiance to every day!’ 219 more words


St George's Day

Happy St. George’s
Day. Now please fuck off with your
Jingoism. Pricks.


If you don’t love MY Australia, leave

The ability of certain left-wing bloggers – “progressives” as they like to call themselves – to engage in irony (the depth of which would make the Mariana Trench experience performance anxiety) never ceases to amaze. 1,697 more words