Tag Archives: Patriotism

A Smaller World Again

The world got smaller when President Kennedy was shot dead in Dallas. Kennedy wasn’t an impressive president, although he did keep the Cuban Missile Crisis from turning into a global thermonuclear war that ended all life in earth. There’s that. … Continue reading

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Our Fireworks

“One question in my mind, which I hardly dare mention in public, is whether patriotism has, overall, been a force for good or evil in the world. Patriotism is rampant in war and there are some good things about it. … Continue reading

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