What it Means to Love America

George Orwell described nationalism as “the habit of identifying oneself with a single nation or other unit, placing it beyond good and evil and recognizing no other duty than that of advancing its interests” (emphasis added).[1] January 6, 2021 was obviously an expression of extreme nationalism. But what bothered me most is that a symbol that I love, the American flag, was brandished as if the people who stormed the capitol were…

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