Tag Archives: nationalism

the fable of the exceptional traveler

A man once needed a hat… …and knew he could find the best in his own country— —because his country made such exceptional hats.  A country of such exceptional hats must indeed be exceptional! But he also needed a shirt. … Continue reading

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Short-Handed

  In 1986, the United States staged a show of unity that now is mostly forgotten. “Hands Across America” involved around seven million people who linked hands from one end of America to the other–from New York city to Long … Continue reading

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Nationalism-as-Religion

Unlike a theocracy–which allies religion and government–nationalism-as-religion tries to replace traditional religion. Certainly nationalism can function in much the same way as a religion.  But can it ever be a complete substitute? Obviously, Nazi Germany tried to make a religion … Continue reading

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