Patriotism, red hot, is compatible with the existence of a neglect of national interests, a dishonesty, a cold indifference to the suffering of millions.  Patriotism is largely pride, and very largely combativeness.  Patriotism generally has a chip on its shoulder.

-From Herland, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman


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2 Responses to Patriotism

  1. Courtney S. says:

    That is my favorite quote from Herland!

  2. Darth Paul says:

    Patriotism is nationalism’s apologetic, ignorant, younger brother.

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