An individual's relationship to the nation cannot be sweepingly embraced within the well‐worn and moreover ambiguous term ‘nationalism'. In India, Modi's proposed National Registry of Citizens and Citizenship Amendment Bill prompted furious popular resistance from flag-waving, constitution-quoting, national anthem-singing demonstrators, most of them women.
Witness the willingness of many to sacrifice their fellow Americans' health to avoid having to give up even one iota of personal comfort, demanding that workers put themselves and their families at risk to give haircuts or wait tables or clean homes, often to people who refuse to wear masks as a gesture of basic courtesy.
Also it should be noted it was an American black soldier from the 369th that was the first to be awarded the French War Cross, the Croix de Guerre. Many believe that the surge in patriotism enabled a number of major changes in national policy. One of the things that I like in programs to teach patriotism is to always start the program with the scouts posting the Colors of the United States of America.
He argues that however inadvertently these elements were formed by Emmerich and the many German collaborators on his blockbuster, they resulted in a film that could afford German audiences the opportunity to revisit the formerly taboo subject of (non-Jewish) German wartime suffering in problematic ways." Quoted from an unpublished manuscript based on Pirro's talk Luftkrieg and Alien Invasion: Unacknowledged Themes of German Wartime Suffering in the Hollywood Blockbuster Independence Day" delivered as part of the Perspectives on American Literature and Culture series on 16 July 2009 at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Berlin.
The former, which Miller calls comparative, consist of all these rights that have a comparative nature such as economic and social rights and are limited to fellow nationals who recognise themselves as a member of a particular nation. It is sad that the media has failed to use its powerful influence to inform all of the American people of the need for all Americans to be totally patriotic to and for their country.