Nationalism And Nationalism

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Nationalism is a system created by people who believe their nation is superior to all others. It 's most often based on a shared ethnicity. It can also be based on a shared language, religion, culture, or set of social values. The nation emphasizes shared symbols, folklore, and mythology. Shared music, literature, and sports further strengthen nationalism. Nationalists demand to be independent from other countries. If the people are part of a country, they want freedom and their own state. If they are already have their own nation, they do not want to join global organizations or collaborate with other countries on joint efforts. Because they believe their shared attribute is superior, nationalists can easily stereotype different ethnic, religious, or cultural groups. The resultant prejudice keeps their nation unified. Prejudice can lead to a desire to rid the nation of those deemed as "other." In an extreme form, it can lead to ethnic cleansing and genocide. Nationalists work toward a self-governing state. Their government controls aspects of the economy to promote the nation’s self-interest. It sets policies that strengthen the domestic entities that own the factors of production. The four factors are entrepreneurship, capital goods, natural resources, and labor. Nationalists don’t care whether the government or private businesses own the factors, as long as they make the nation stronger. They believe their shared interests supersede all other individual or group

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