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« Reply #2: July 11, 2007, 04:44:21 pm »

I don't want to use religion as a cop-out, but are there any spiritual ideas that would explain how I feel?  Help me clean up the muddled feeling of discomfort and replace it with a clear understanding of exactly what is wrong with nationalism?   

It doesn't all have to be about religion.  You can have ideological differences. Smiley

I'm much the same about nationalism.  In theory I don't have a problem with people having pride in their country, if it isnt a stick to beat people with.  But I have to say, when I see the Union jack or the England flag...  I do feel defensive.  At the instinctive level, I don't trust the people who wave the flag of my country.
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