[ExI] Arrogance

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Sun Aug 29 14:32:47 UTC 2021

On Sat, Aug 28, 2021 at 12:24 PM Stuart LaForge via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> ... If expressing pride in ones country is arrogance, then
> disparaging ones country is just plain rude.

If you have pride in your country you should want it to be even better. You
should have zero tolerance for the things it does that are bad. Criticism
isn't necessarily disparaging.

The truest indicator of
> the quality of the USA is one is freely allowed to express distaste
> for it without being shot or sent to a prison camp to be re-educated.

There are lots of countries where you can safely criticize the government.

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