Contemporary patriot (Kinds of qualities used by patriots (Love to your…
love the country
devotion to the motherland
attitude of respect
defense at any moment
Origin of patriotism
he developed in Romanticism
He was tying a unit
created in the age of enlightenmen
an emotional state and a personal bond
Kinds of qualities used by patriots
Love to your country
he would sacrifice life
to constantly draw various events of the country
he is proud of being in this country.
he is active in social and political life
he has respect
How did people use to show they were patriots?
They always stay in their country
They always believe in their country and love your country
They celebrate important days for their country
Social and political changes vs. patriotism
Patriotism is kind of believing in your country but social and political changes are important to improve the country
Why is the old-fashioned way of demonstrating your patriotism no longer accurate?
The patriotism associated with radicalism, promoting active civic attitude, was criticized by conservatives
Gradually, however, patriotism gained a positive color, and new attitudes towards politics were widespread
From then on, this idealized homeland (and not the monarch) became the subject of sacrifices on the part of individuals
How do people show they are patriots nowadays?
fighting for the good of the nation
being aware of what is being done for the country
cultivating many traditions and holidays
Patriotism does not mean nationalism!
Patriot: Expresses the emotion of love towards his country in a passive way
Nationalist: Strives for independence and the interests and domination of a nation and expresses his love or concern for the country in an active political way.
In patriotism, people all over the world are considered equal but nationalism implies that only the people belonging to one’s own country should be considered one’s equal.
Patriotism is based on affection and nationalism is rooted in rivalry and resentment