Seemingly Futile Attempts
To Check Nationalism
As an appreciative reader of your website, and a subscriber to our philosophy, I wish you well. I spent most of last evening trying to convince my fiancé that nationalism and religion are the things that cause such events to happen, but after some self-searching, I am feeling very nationalistic at this time. It is not good to wish bad things to happen to anyone, but the person or persons responsible for this act need to pay.
I am proud to be an American, and I am proud to be an atheist as well. If there's anything I can do for you, let me know.
From: "Positive Atheism" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Ron Harris"
Subject: Re: A Beacon for Survivors (Heroic Stories)
Date: September 12, 2001 8:12 PM
I am a proud American and a proud atheist. I address my tendencies toward nationalism by pretending that I'm viewing a given situation from the perspective of, say, a Dutch man or a Norwegian -- or even an African or an Arab whose country has been exploited by American interests or America herself.
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