Fr. Rob Johansen

…on National Pride.

Patriotism is healthy and good. National Pride is poisonous and addictive.

If ever a nation was a living demonstration of the Crystal Meth-like effects of National Pride on the common sense, civic health, economics, and overall sanity of a people, it is the United States in the year of Our Lord 2012. Never has a nation managed to simultaneously combine massive rot, corruption of its own most fundamental traditions, contempt of its Ruling Classes for the populace, imperial incompetence, and contempt for God and the weak with such an amazing certainty that anything less than feeling really good about ourselves is “guilt-mongering” and not the common sense first step toward recovery.

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