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Propaganda of patriotism

There is no glory in war. War is a tool to establish supremacy built on the human tendency of greed & selfishness. From time immemorial, government across the world spend lots of money and resources in order to propagate patriotism in people and boy it has worked like a charm. 481 more words

Wisdom

Week 10

To define nationalism is typically to contextualise the concept as an ideology, one that structures popular identity and/ or is declared by movements seeking or applying state power (Breuilly 2017). 287 more words

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jai hind.

nations, like gods and ideologies, are a farce. ideas constructed to make killing a few and making fools of others easier.

patriotism is a mockery of humanity. 178 more words

Contemporary Poetry

British Nationalism Hung Out To Dry By Scots

There are those amongst the British nationalist apologists in Scotland who accuse independence supporters of romanticism, of dealing in distortions of fact, but it’s a fact that there is no proponent of Scottish independence who would ever come out with something as ludicrously batshit as an article which was published this week in a site […]

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Geo-political

Profits of Doom

Good news, “She is Risen”. Whoever thought up this headline brightened my Good Friday. I’m really pleased Yulia Skripal is recovering from her food poisoning, or whatever it was she succumbed to, and I hope her dad is also out of danger soon. 437 more words

World History

Review: Jingo

Jingo (by Terry Pratchett) = 4/5

Set on Pratchett’s Discworld, Jingo follows the inter-cultural tensions that arise when a fabled island, Leshp, rises out of the sea and is immediately claimed by rival fishermen and their sons in the names of Ankh-Morpork and Klatch. 257 more words

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