I Dislike Extreme Nationalism

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    People First

    I don't like it. I'm glad I grew up when I did, that by the time I hit uni "patriotism" was considered outdated, a childish phase to be outgrown.  Yes, I know how snobby that sounds. Yes I know what a lot of people would say about useless...
    kikis2 kikis2
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2009
    TobeGrey TobeGrey
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 4, 2014

    Am I Extreme?

    I am white. I love myself and my people, and would hate to see a world where we didn't exist. The many wonderful cultures that we represent, and the many wonderful traditions that we have are important to me. I do not feel guilty for being born as I am, nor do I believe that...
    Twistedworld Twistedworld
    26-30, M
    Aug 26, 2012

    Can Anyone Explain?

    Why do borders matter so much to some people that the instant you cross over this invisible line the people on the other side of it are somehow less human or less worthy than they are on their side of it? What is wrong with people's brains that they can formulate such ridiculous...
    ForgottenMuse ForgottenMuse
    31-35, F
    Jan 25, 2012


    I don't believe one country is better than another. Some countries are run by people who might, by certain definitions, be considered a bad person but that doesn't make every person in the country a bad person so why would that make the country bad and therefore your country...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2011


    I think the nation-state as a unit of governance and identity has outlived its usefulness. Due to the nature of a globalized world, every country's political, economic, and cultural decisions are tied to that of another country's. So "nationalism" loses significance as an...
    Mdear Mdear
    18-21, F
    Jan 16, 2012

    Country First.

    I dislike this saying.  Its the same reason I hate it when news reports tell us how many Americans died in some given terrorist attack.  It shouldn't be Country First it should be People First or Children First or something to that effect. Because someone lives in...
    musickink musickink
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 8, 2008

    Humanism Instead

    It's not natural to want to preserve a country at the expense of others. I hate that there are borders. I think it' is natural to want to preserve our species.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 6, 2010


    i remember one day i woke up and i asked myself if this world was real if things that took place was actually here but then when i found the boyfriend who trested me with respect and actually cared about how i felt. i have to be careful who i trust cause these days the closest...
    hottriniscorpio hottriniscorpio
    18-21, F
    Feb 18, 2010

    Nationalism Is Outdated

    I think I would rather have a World Government represented by every nation in the world. Like the United Nations, only effective.
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    8 Responses Jul 18, 2009
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