I have never thought of the word patriot in anything but positive terms.
Gail Boenning
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True. We should look for positive little things.

My reference to change is the definition of Patriotism links to some of the reflections, I see in India. For example, In India, it is mandatory to play national anthem in theaters and multiplexes before the shows — which is a good thing. So, people stand in respect. But, there have been cases, where a physically disabled person was judged, ridiculed and asked to leave the theater — since he didn’t stand to offer respect towards the anthem. This is wrong. Patriotism shouldn’t be imposed.

But, having said this, I realize your words — finding the positives and sharing them. That is in our control. Negativity only leads to more separation.

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