Patriotism Essays


Bader main thesis is that patriotism is neither good nor evil, depending on how its ‘name’ is called upon. Bader asserts that patriotism has numerous forms, and yet the author expresses that all these forms share common psychological underpinnings – that of meeting the needs of safety and connectedness. The author begins by saying that he metaphors of patriotism have been likened to family, that accords individuals with security and attachment. He further expounds on the idea of patriotism is…

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Employer Compliance with the Patriot Act

Section 215 of the Patriot Act is an amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 which states the federal government can request, and obtain, any “tangible things (including books, records, papers, documents, and other items) for an investigation to protect against international terrorism or clandestine intelligence activities” (Aftab, 2003). This information may include E-mail messages, telecommunications, search engine audits, etc. Privacy laws state that disclosure of personally identifiable information can only be requested via a court order or…

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Does Patriotism Still Matter

Many people today wonder if patriotism still matters. There are many different opinions to this issue in present day America. Some people say that it does still matter and that it will always matter. Patriotism to those people is important because they have a love for their country and a desire to for their country to keep developing and improving. Some feel that patriotism doesn’t matter because the country is already as developed as it will ever be, while others…

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