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Love of Country

"American Exceptionalism": Are We a Victim of Our Own Conceit?

Dan Bimrose | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

The term American exceptionalism and its meaning have evolved over many generations. What it may have meant in the past is not important, what it has come to mean today though, threatens to cripple our future.

For the Love of Country

Javier Sierra | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green
Javier Sierra

Among us Hispanics nothing defines our ties to nature, to the divine creation better than the amor por el terruño, or loosely translated, our love of country, an often spiritual connection with the land that sees us grow, that nurtures us, that gives us life.

Balancing Love Of Country And Love Of God

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 01.19.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Like religious people before me, I struggle with the conflict that arises between love of country and love of God, a conflict that seems to be particularly acute at this moment in American history.

Disgruntled 2010 Voters Are All Polaroid's Fault

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gerdy

It was with the invention of the Polaroid that we entered the world of instant gratification. And now, our Polaroid society can't understand why not everything is fixed yet. But challenges building for decades cannot be fixed in a year or two.