I guarantee you those most openly
are also most
the least reliable people on the planet.
It's frighteningly simple to appear patriotic because one's patriotism
isn't something most people will ever have tested,
unlike RELIABILITY which is tested every minute of every day.
These past couple of years people I assessed to be some of the
most stalwart, reliable characters I thought I knew have shocked
me with their startling and troubling true colors.
They talked a big game but that's all it was -- a game.
As citizens of our respective nations, none of us will be offered
millions to sell secret documents or even renounce our birthplace.
We will not be troubled by the opportunities given
We will unlikely be
and our loyalty to our
way of life reliant on us shooting a foreigner on site.
We will likely never have our patriotism genuinely tested
We need simply make declarations and cheer at our flag