Positive Nationalism: How communists destroy it, a case study

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    http://voiceofdharma.org/books/hsus/ch5.htm
     
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    More worldview shattering gems. from the same article.
     
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    Point of Discussion tonight "Naturalistic Nationalism". WTF does that mean?
     
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    I don't remember offhand. Do you think the nebulousness of the above term refutes one of the premises of the paper: Positive nationalism exists.
     
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    No, not at all. Naturalistic Nationalism would more than likely refer to landscape influencing or building culture, nothing else. Although I didn't know nationalism was being threatened as a result of communist influences. Seems unlikely.
     
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    Communism is a destroyer of all existing orders. To the extent that nationalism strengthens any sort of anti-communist, or simply non-communist identity, it is destroyed by communists.
     
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    Lefties like Islam, as it's already a totalitarian ideology, which is really what communism is.
     
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    You mean good nationalism.

    Nationalism and communism have gone hand in hand before.

    Is India really a nationalist state to begin with? Aren't there better examples? Like Venezuala, maybe?
     
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    I think they like because they can also use it to vilify the west. Crusades anyone? ohh, those poor repressed Muslims.
     
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    Right, good nationalism.

    I don't see nationalist as an either /or designation. There are levels of it.

    There might have been better examples, I concede. I will go abuse myself.
     

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