Patriotism

The Psychology of Exile

When I was in middle school, one of the assigned readings was a story called “The Man Without a Country.” It was written by Edward Everett Hale in 1863, and told the story of a young American army lieutenant, Philip Nolan, who is tried for treason along with Aaron Burr. More

Down in the dumps? You should be more patriotic! People happiest when they feel like they ‘belong’ to a country

Daily Mail: Feeling proud to be British makes you feel good about life in general, according to scientists. They found that the kind of pride that makes people happiest is when they feel they ‘belong’ to a country, regardless of ethnicity. Researchers studied interviews of 41,000 residents of 31 European More