Pot of Patriotism

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This holds true for most people, especially people whose identity is severely limited to geographical coincidences. So fanatical sports fans, you are the by-product of successful Olympic-style social engineering.

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  1. #1 by ano@nym.ous on 19 August 2012 - 10:28 am

    I disagree. I think having strong emotional, and perhaps spiritual ties to one’s region is natural and important. I would agree though that patriotism, if defined by devotion to a state and an irrational conflation of that state and the people who live under it, is indeed a silly (perhaps dangerous) attitude.

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