The word “patriotism” is in many cases a signal for some caution, because various retrograde folks, and even Nazi-types like to hide behind this word. However, there are varieties of light patriotism, such as that practiced by a majority of fans during the recent football World Cup matches in South Africa. Such patriotism unites various nations – animosities during the World Cup are temporary and playful. Such an example of healthy and playful patriotism uniting nations was the re-enactment of the Battle of Grunwald (known as the Battle of Zalgiris in Lithuania and the ...
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