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Thread #59418   Message #3454602
Posted By: Little Hawk
19-Dec-12 - 11:15 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
That sounds like the very basis behind excessive patriotism, political fanaticism, religious fanaticism, and a host of other human errors in judgement, Amos. Doesn't every government do its level best to inculcate that sort of thing in its citizens from early childhood onwards? I think everyone does what you're talking about, the only question is, to what extent? And with what result, positive or negative?