I'm not big on showy displays of patriotism. See definition of patriotism:Patriotism is an emotional attachment to a nation which an individual recognizes as their homeland. This attachment, also known as national feeling or national pride, can be viewed in terms of different features relating to one's own nation, including ethnic, cultural, political or historical aspects.Yeah, see. I don't do emotional attachment much. Sometimes intimacy just feels icky, ya know? Introvert problems.
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Refugees and Migrants Fleeing War & Persecution are People Too! Too much of the media presents these people as grasping vermin rather than human families desperate for a safe place to live, work and raise their families. It is our moral duty as fellow humans lucky enough to live in a safe and plentiful part of the world to reach out in friendship and support of these people. | #MigrantCrisis #Refugees #Morality #Duty #Racism
Why I love a country that once betrayed me When he was a child, George Takei and his family were forced into an internment camp for Japanese-Americans, as a “security" measure during World War II. 70 years later, Takei looks back at how the camp shaped his surprising, personal definition of patriotism and democracy.
This worksheet is intended to be used with George Takei's TED Talk, "Why I Love a Country that Once Betrayed Me.' The video, worksheet and class discussion can be completed in one class period or assigned as homework.From TED: When he was a child, George Takei and his family were forced into an internment camp for Japanese-Americans, as a "security" measure during World War II. 70 years later, Takei looks back at how the camp shaped his surprising, personal definition of patriotism and…