Contemporary patriot (What kind of qualities did patriots use to have?…
What kind of qualities did patriots use to have?
he will give his life for his homeland
he remembers the actions of his ancestors
defends the country's sovereignty
he is not ashamed of being a Pole, for example
he loves his origins
What is patriotism?
support, and defense of one's country
ideology of attachment to a homeland
vigorous support for one's country
How do people show they are patriots nowadays?
People are proud to be a member of the country
Hanging out country flags
Remembering national holidays
Working for the country
What is the origin of patriotism?
The term patriotism figured in European and North American political discussion (and poetry) over the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The English term patriot is first attested in the Elizabethan era, via Middle French from Late Latin (6th century) patriota, meaning "countryman", ultimately from Greek πατριώτης, meaning 'from the same country', from πατρίς, meaning 'fatherland'.
Why is the old-fashioned way of demonstrating your patriotism no longer accurate?
Once people fought for a country because of war
The problem of war is not so popular today and people can live in peace
Today people show patriotism through other activities
Patriotism does not mean nationalism!
Nationalism and patriotism both show the relationship of an individual towards his or her nation. The two are often confused and frequently believed to mean the same thing. However, there is a vast difference between nationalism and patriotism.
Nationalism means to give more importance to unity by way of a cultural background, including language and heritage.
Patriotism pertains to the love for a nation, with more emphasis on values and beliefs.
How did people use to show they were patriots?
Social and political changes vs. patriotism.