I Don't Believe In Nationalism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 50 People

    I'm not attached to my own country.

    I'm actually a stranger to my own country although I was born here, I don't look like a local nor think like a local. The Filipino mentality does not appeal to me, I've lived in Rotterdam for years and spent my 5 years living a nomadic life travelling and living elsewhere...
    ObsidianSky ObsidianSky
    36-40, F
    May 21, 2014

    God Bless The Universe And All Its Extra Dimensions, Including The Possible Infinite Multiverses

    I am offended when I hear someone say "God bless America." Why should God only bless America? Does that imply that it's okay for God to neglect the other countries? What a bunch of selfish, narrow-minded peons they are. You disappoint, or even anger, God when you forget to ask...
    FonderAbsence FonderAbsence
    36-40, M
    1 Response Aug 1, 2013

    I'm for our planet. Not a single country.

    I don't care what skin colour or religion you have. We're built from the same blueprint. Black, white, pink, yellow, Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, atheist, teapot religion. You're all beautiful in some way. Same applies to animals ;) <3
    SecretBoyBrian SecretBoyBrian
    1 Response May 21, 2014

    Representative Bodies Are Nonsensical

    Your country of origin says nothing about your productivity, mental capacity, or level of benevolence; thinking that the arbitrary spot on the map where you were born represents your values, therefore, is both nonsensical and dangerous. Germany does not represent Hitler; my...
    LeavingSociety LeavingSociety
    22-25, M
    Oct 12, 2010

    Am I Nationalistic?

    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
    1 Response Aug 26, 2012

    It's silly. I didn't choose to be a United

    States Citizen. I just am. Like every other person descended from people who boarded a ship from a certain continent a few centuries ago. There's nothing special about being American if you're a born citizen and your family has been here so long no one remembers being anywhere...
    FutureMaxiSurgeon FutureMaxiSurgeon
    22-25, F
    Dec 20, 2014

    Acknowledge The Fact That You Live Where You Do.

    But don't let it define you. I find that some people take nationalism to the point of being similar to sports teams; it's absolutely ridiculous. Being in America, you see nationalism everywhere as it's pretty much instilled in Americans in all aspects. It's understandable to...
    DysfunctionalMuse DysfunctionalMuse
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2009

    Nationalism Is A Very Effective Divide And Conquer Ploy.....

    I guess its understandable that power structures and society in general tends to be organized around practical concerns like geographical boundaries and in the modern world increasingly centralized. But for all the hype surrounding nationality as it is touted in the...
    armchairoccultist armchairoccultist
    36-40, M
    Dec 31, 2011

    I am proud to be Scottish,

    but Scottish is wholly my identity. My identity is comprised of many different aspects, such as my personality, morals and beliefs. I feel that in Scotland; patriotism is paving it's way to nationalism and nationalism is becoming full on racism. As Charles De Gaulle once said...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 4, 2015
More Stories