Nationalism vs. Patriotism

is under discussion over at the Register, wherein we discover the strange secret affinity between Michelle Obama and Rush Limbaugh and learn from Chesterton the secret of loving our country vs. using it as a kind of armored tank to trick out and enhance our sinful pride and will to power.

  • Mark (not Mark Shea)

    Here’s a recent article by Ron Unz, “How Social Darwinism Made Modern China,”

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/how-social-darwinism-made-modern-china-248/

    that everyone is going to be talking about.

    It seems to make similar claims as a recent article by Geoffrey Miller, “Chinese Eugenics”:

    http://www.edge.org/response-detail/23838

  • Old man

    I am not familiar with Mr. Chesterton other than Fr. Brown. However, there is some irony in his statement about the sin of nationalism and nothing about the sin of gluttony.

    • Mark Shea

      What an amazingly stupid thing to say.

  • JohnK

    I am skeptical. You have been guilty of the same type of hyperbole countless times. It is preposterous for you to use someone else’s hyperbole as an opportunity to attack them…


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