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    (Original post by Youngmetro)
    Yh, the bland and boring british culture, as i have already mentioned.
    But you just said British culture didn't exist a minute ago? Make your mind up.
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    (Original post by NickLCFC)
    But you just said British culture didn't exist a minute ago? Make your mind up.
    Nothing worthy in your precious british culture for me to mention
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    What does not choosing where to be born have to do with being proud of one's culture. You will find that in every country, there is a group of people who believe their country is superior. I have no clue why people here are talking about the UK when US is wayyyyy worse in my opinion. Also China. I have no idea why you think China aren't nationalist-they're more so then Britain
    People bashing British culture when we have as much culture as China, Japan, Germany and so on.
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    (Original post by Youngmetro)
    Nothing worthy in your precious british culture for me to mention
    Ok I guess most popular sports ever invented aren't worthy of a mention?
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    (Original post by NickLCFC)
    Ok I guess most popular sports ever invented aren't worthy of a mention?
    nah
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    (Original post by Itsyaboy)
    There's no point in being patriotic.

    Why would one want to be proud of being British or whatever your demonym is, because you did not choose to be born there, you did not take some big test that you should boast about on the rooftops.

    Every time I see someone identity as a patriot, I cringe. Not only has patriotism not just become being proud of one's country (which is stupid as explained above)
    it's become a code word for the phrase "I'm a closet racist". Note that I immediately stop taking any person who says that seriously.


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    Ridiculous.

    You can't choose your family either. But you love them because they're your family. I love my country because it's mine. Just like I love my family because they're mine. I also love other countries.
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    (Original post by NickLCFC)
    Ok I guess most popular sports ever invented aren't worthy of a mention?
    He probably wants something more exotic, like FGM or honour killings.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Ridiculous.

    You can't choose your family either. But you love them because they're your family. I love my country because it's mine. I also love other countries.
    Note that I know a lot of people who don't love their family

    How does it feel to be a closet racist?
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    (Original post by Youngmetro)
    Nothing worthy in your precious british culture for me to mention
    You a dumb mother****er. You need some education on the history of Britain, mate.
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    (Original post by Itsyaboy)
    Note that I know a lot of people who don't love their family

    How does it feel to be a closet racist?
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    (Original post by Eigo-Jin)
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    I'm not trolling lol, but I think patriotic people always carry an aura of xenophobia
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    (Original post by Eigo-Jin)
    You a dumb mother****er. You need some education on the history of Britain, mate.
    What? Instiftutionalised racism and colonialism?
    It's not hard mate
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    (Original post by Eigo-Jin)
    You a dumb mother****er. You need some education on the history of Britain, mate.
    Racism, superiority complexity, colonialism and slavery? No thanks. And dont gimme this ******** 'but but but we werent the only ones to take slaves'

    Why you getting emotional? Is being british the only thing you can be proud of?
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    (Original post by Itsyaboy)
    Note that I know a lot of people who don't love their family

    How does it feel to be a closet racist?
    You are a mindless buffoon. If you think it's pointless to love something just because you didn't choose it, then you can't love your family, which is clearly ridiculous.

    I also know people that don't love their families. That doesn't mean loving them is wrong just because they didn't "choose" them.


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    Edit: I note you removed that first part from your post, presumably after you realised how idiotic it sounded and decided to just proceed to calling me a racist. Classy.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    You are a mindless buffoon. If you think it's pointless to love something just because you didn't choose it, then you can't love your family, which is clearly ridiculous.

    I also know people that don't love their families. That doesn't mean loving them is wrong just because they didn't "choose" them.


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    Family is tangible, culture is intangible hence your comparison is invalid.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    You are a mindless buffoon. If you think it's pointless to love something just because you didn't choose it, then you can't love your family, which is clearly ridiculous.

    I also know people that don't love their families. That doesn't mean loving them is wrong just because they didn't "choose" them.


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    Phew the xenophobia is strong in you
    i bet you like the queen to you sad, undemocratic bigot.
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    People complain but nothing is stopping them from leaving.
    By the same logic you shouldn't be proud of your family as you had no choice than to be part of it. It's ridiculous. I think that people who say you shouldn't be proud of your country are probably foreigners and they're probably proud of wherever they come from originally (hard as that may be to believe).
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    (Original post by Ano9901whichone)
    People complain but nothing is stopping them from leaving.
    By the same logic you shouldn't be proud of your family as you had no choice than to be part of it. It's ridiculous. I think that people who say you shouldn't be proud of your country are probably foreigners and they're probably proud of wherever they come from originally (hard as that may be to believe).
    lol hi mr closet racist
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    (Original post by Youngmetro)
    Racism, superiority complexity, colonialism and slavery? No thanks. And dont gimme this ******** 'but but but we werent the only ones to take slaves'

    Why you getting emotional? Is being british the only thing you can be proud of?
    But we literally weren't the only ones to take slaves. Colonialism and slavery isn't exclusive to Britain; just look at the Ottoman Empire. Not to mention slavery was abolished nearly 200 years ago in Britain. If you're going to associate slavery with Britain maybe you should also associate the fact they were the first to abolish it. Not to mention that slavery still occurs TODAY in many other countries.

    As for racism, Britain is pretty much one of the most tolerant countries in the world.

    Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...ant-countries/

    In fact, I guess you could say places like India and the Middle East have pretty racist cultures :0
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    (Original post by Youngmetro)
    Learn how to use TSR to reply you moron

    The article is completely irrelevant and proves nothing. I rest my case.

    You really think western culture is superior? LOOOOL you just prove my point

    Yes, british culture is boring and bland, just filled with people with a superiority complex, like you.
    Hmm. This is coming from a kid, doing his GCSE's. Not really valid then as you're too young to even know what you're saying.
 
 
 
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