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sophisticated, irretrievable naivete. last refuge of scoundrels A pronouncement of
the acerbic Samuel Johnson (1709-1784): "Patriotism is the last refuge of a
Professor Igor Primoratz, Dr Aleksandar Pavkovic - 2013 - 250 pages
|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 ...|
|Patriotism having become one of our topics, Johnson suddenly uttered in a |
strong determined tone, an apophthegm, at which many will start : ' Patriotism is
the last refuge of a scoundrel. ' But let it be considered, that lie did not mean a
real and ...
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|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
|Patriotism, Exceptionalism, and the New American Identity James S. Robbins ... “|
The Last Refuge of a Scoundrel” In any contemporary discussion of patriotism
some cynic is bound to quote Samuel [ohnson's aphorism, “Patriotism is the last ...
|“Liquidity. Is. the. Last. to London to the days of Samuel Johnson. He had a |
saying, “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” In this new fast-moving
market, I'd advance the idea that liquidity is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
|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
|When Samuel Johnson observed in 1775 that “patriotism is the last refuge of the |
scoundrel,” he was disapproving of scoundrels, not patriotism. What scoundrels
did, and do, is hijack people's values inordertoamass powerand ...
|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, ...