on 18.06.2002 17:13 Uhr, Gary Moody at gmoody_at_gmx.net wrote:
> But, you can take
> pride in your national accomplishments. Those are the things that were done
> right...where society excelled...sometimes, in spite of (or because of) all
> the wrongs.
Personally, I would rather take pride in what the human species as a whole
has accomplished rather than the inhabitants of any one particular nation.
Nationalism is a concept which is well past its sell by date IMHO.
One can enjoy a football match for the artistry of the game, irrespective of
which teams are playing. Having said that, as an Englishman in Germany, I
will be routing for England if they eventually meet Germany in the current
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