Monday, 24 September 2007

A Lesson in Patriotism

In-between dashing around Swansea, Cardiff and London on church business an article by Carol Sarler in 'The Times' caught my eye. She focused on the patriotism of Smalltown, Georgia.

I think that the British do patriotism very differently to the Americans. I would much rather offer something more substantive to veterans than patriotism. Especially where they have suffered!

I also hope that our understanding of the world will always give us a questioning view in Britain of what our politicians ask our soldiers to do. The greatest gift to patriotism is a thinking nation.

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