Re: Flag Etiquette
Posted by Roy Brown on August 8, 2012, 6:44 pm, in reply to "Flag Etiquette"
Jim, your remarks make me see red everytime I observe the actions of so many Americans during the past several years. I have written, spoken, and urged many people to pay attention to the flag ettiquette, etc., but to no avail. |
Patriotism is not in our DNA. Patriotism is NOT inherited. IT HAS to be taught.IT MUST be taught.
I am very afraid that among MOST Americans it is terribly lacking today.
Evidence is quite strong that proves that.
Other than a relatively small number of men and women in our Armed Forces, Scouts, and some others, .....patriotism seems almost gone.
That is a SAD, Sad truth.
Flag, patriotism...all thatsort of "stuff" is sadly missing from today's society. MOST Americans have NEVER been in military service, in the Scouts, and/or been part of any organization that makes part of its activities
patriotic. They may say the Pledge but that is the extent of their patriotic activity.
Patriotism HAS to be TAUGHT. IT MUST be taught.
We could "lose" an entire generation by NOT teaching patriotism!
I could discuss the subject for a long time but I feel as though I am preaching to the choir. You all know what I mean.
Can patriotism be "revived"? YES...IF we get the right leadership in our FAMILIES, schools, colleges, Nation's Congress, and Whitehouse, and so forth. It will take a long time and it MAY NEVER happen!
God help our nation if it doesn't make some huge adjustments in MANY categories SOON.