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What the common person thinks about nationalism The word Nationalism is quite famous nowadays Many people are quick to label people as NATIONALS or ANTI-NATIONALS However, most of us have a similar understanding of nationalism
What we think nationalism means Putting up National Saying all good things about our Flay as ou splaytanding up during Watching patriotic films picture on Independence day the National Anthem in theatres country
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Many of these people end up working for famous multi-national companies, not giving a thought about who is actually benefitting from their skills and labour Is this what we call nationalism?
This is an absolutely messed up idea of nationalis When we cannot define happiness and love, we certainly cannot define nationalism Idea, because Nationalis m cannot have one definition It is a feeling, just like happiness nd love
The conflicting role of Nationalism Nationalism is a feeling which has evoked DEEP LOVE as well as DEEP HATE for our own country
It has UNITED people in some cases, and DIVIDED them in the other Partition is a textbook example of such extreme nationalism The Muslim community did not feel a shared sense of Nationalism in India, and it led to the breaking up of a whole new country
Nationalism, when used in the right way, has helped people to get rid of dictators and monarchs Eg. General Jaruzelski was ousted from Poland under the collective nationalist movement of Lech Walesa
That is why, when you go out of India and meet an Indian, you immediately feel a connection and a common sense of belongingness So, nationalism has a constructive role to play We have seen that Nationalism is a BINDING FORCE, which unites people together
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Why do we need to form a nation? Why are people so passionate about their nations? How is a nation related to a state? Can a nation be formed without having a state?
Such relevant and logical questions are the need of the hour, and not mindless slaughtering of people