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|last refuge of scoundrels 312 to publicity, celebrity, and big money. ... |
sophisticated, irretrievable naivete. last refuge of scoundrels A pronouncement of
the acerbic Samuel Johnson (1709-1784): "Patriotism is the last refuge of a
|There is, however, a way of distinguishing between patriotism and nationalism I |
find helpful, and will assume throughout this chapter. One of its virtues ... 'The last
refuge of the scoundrel' 'Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.' This is the ...
|The book offers a withering critique of the failings of the Bush administration, supplemented by new essays that look at the national-level dominance of the Republican Party and examine the fallacy that the evangelical right represents a ...|
|"The Last Refuge of a Scoundrel" In any contemporary discussion of patriotism |
some cynic is bound to quote Samuel Johnson's aphorism, "Patriotism is the last
refuge of a scoundrel.” It is frequently a self-righteous indictment of patriotic ...
|Yet, in a moment of disgust and pique, made cynical by what he saw about him, |
he said, "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." What contradiction ! Love of
one's country the last refuge of a scoundrel ! Yet it is entirely possible ; not only is
|The. Last. Refuge. of. Scoundrels. and. Other. People. “Peace is patriotic”I |
always want to read that slogan as meaning “peace IS SO patriotic,” a response
to the charge that peace advocates don't have the interests of the country at heart
|“Liquidity. is. the. Last. Refuge. of. the. Scoundrel”. BOGLE:IagreewithPaul.Let me |
add some perspective. For inspiration, I go backtoLondontothedaysof Samuel
Johnson. He had a saying, “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” In this ...
|Chapter 31 A Better Way to “Buy American” SAMUEL JOHNSON ONCE wrote |
that “patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” He was wrong. Patriotism is the
last refuge of many scoundrels. This was well illustrated recently by the political ...
|PATRIOTISM, JINGOISM, CHAUVINISM 5.38 Everyone knows Samuel Johnson's |
apophthegm, 'Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.' Johnson was given to
uttering neatly turned, dogmatic wisecracks in the presence of James Boswell, ...