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I Am Not Patriotic

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    Dont Get Me Wrong

    i have a best friend in the army, and i love my freedoms...but its so damn hard to be patriotic. im happy with what i have not how it was gotten. i cabt be "proud" of something i did not work towards. the flag is just a symbol. any other flag has the same meaning to any other...
    Squoose Squoose 18-21, M Jan 8, 2012

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    I Pledge Allegiance

    To humanity. I have no race, no religion, no country. I think for, care for, stand for, fight for people. I can't care about one country, why only that country? Why is our sympathy so selective? We can't we be empathetic? Patriotism is a tool. Patriotic themes, throwing...
    nilmortalibusarduiest nilmortalibusarduiest 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2013

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    Okay so I live in the US of A,

    and am far from patriotic. Sounds weird right? With the whole"'Murica' thing. Yes we have some good things like education. But that's about it; welfare? Just something lazy potheads get on because they're too lazy to work. Land of the free and home of the brave? SIKE. All people...
    CourageousNerd CourageousNerd 16-17, F Mar 5

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    Patriotism Is Simply A Word

    I am not a patriotic person, I used to be till people started hating each other and greed took over the country, not to mention pretty much the rest of the world as well. There was time when patriotism actually meant something. Today patriotism is about "Everything for me and...
    MyLadyAlexis MyLadyAlexis 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    These Are My Reasons:

    1) I'm not American Yep, I think that's about it. I could give more reasons, but they are too complicated and won't really make that much sense.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2011

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    Used to Be

    I used to believe in the 'American Dream' and the officials that guided the rest of the country towards the economic end of that dreams...now, however, I no longer have any faith in any of our leaders I am a fan of the America that was - I am a fan of hard work paying off in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    At one time I was patriotic.

    I joined the Navy and spent most of my time overseas. The American military exists to enforce Wall Street's desire for stability no matter how politically unhealthy. I saw that in the 1980s with St Ronnie Ray-gun's wars. In 2000 the Supreme Court awarded the presidency to...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M Jan 27

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    I have nothing against the United States.

    I support the values our country was founded on, and the Constitution. I would even take up arms if we were attacked by a formidable enemy such as Russia or China. But I would be defending the people and their natural rights, not the flag or government. I believe "America" is an...
    JohnMoreDread JohnMoreDread 26-30, M Feb 6

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    So Pointless

    One, I don't really agree with how America handles pretty much anything.Two, patriotism breeds hatred. It creates this "Us vs Them" mindset and pits people against each other. It's unhealthy.And Three, I just don't understand the importance of being patriotic. Why does it matter...
    Veggiefriendly Veggiefriendly 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M Jun 21

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    Well.

    It's not that, you know, I'm "anti-America," although I'm sure about three-fourths of the populace would brand those in this group as such. I'm not anti-anything. I just don't believe in patriotism. I'm grateful that I live in this country, and not, say, North Korea, but I don't...
    DysfunctionalMuse DysfunctionalMuse 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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    I'm Not Patriotic Because

    A wise man once said, "You should be proud of something you do, not something you are". Admittedly that was Jerry Springer, but the point is still valid. Pride of the colour of one's skin is looked down on, pride of one's name is considered stupid, yet pride for your homeland...
    Jaw1024 Jaw1024 18-21, M Nov 9, 2010

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    Why Would I Be?

    The way I see it, America just happens to be the place I live in. I dont understand what I am being partiotic to. A place? That makes no sense. The people? Just because you live in the same place as me, doesn't mean you get my loyalty. The goverment? HA! that's a good one. The...
    dugaauru dugaauru 13-15, F May 17, 2012

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    Lesson: Patriotism

    Definition: Patriotism is the love for a nation. - Introduction to Definition: Group - a number of persons ranged or considered together as being related. Note: In order for a group to be, it has to be agregated, relatively separated from other(s). The formation of a nation...
    BetweenBillions BetweenBillions 22-25, F Jul 6, 2013

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    'God' Bless America

    I'm a Christian, but recently I refused to stand with everyone else for "god bless America". Which God is this? Is it Shiva, Buddha, Pan, or some other man made God? Perhaps it's Horus, as the eye of Horus is on the back of the dollar bill. I stand for Yahweh, creator of all...
    Yosegh Yosegh 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    I'm Not Really Patriotic...

    I don't like what this country has done to people, despite being called "the land of the free." It has hurt and killed many and continues to do so, just because they aren't part of the majority. Not only that, but the country is so corrupt.
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F Apr 16, 2013

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    When I was 10 I had an American Flag fixed to

    my bicycle. Nearly every male in my family served in one of the armed forces. I served for 4 years. I believed everything I was told about the greatness of the US. Justice for all, Freedom for all, Now here I am, a stranger in a strange land, contemplating, relinquishing my...
    jcm1963 jcm1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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