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Chris Hedges would issue a stern warning: "Patriotism, often a thinly veiled form of collective self-worship, celebrates our goodness, our ideals, our mercy and bemoans the perfidiousness of those who hate us.
In this regard, he equates patriotism with nationalism, the former of which he characterizes as "often a thinly veiled form of collective self-worship [that] celebrates our goodness, our ideals, our mercy and bemoans the perfidiousness of those who hate us.
The schoolbooks in the Greek part of Cyprus, for example, have much to say about the heroism and fortitude of the Greeks and the perfidiousness of the Turks.
Evidence of Swenson's perfidiousness, presented by Angela the damaged angel (who secretly tapes, and damningly twists, the words of her supposed seducer), is presented to a tribunal of his peers.
Similarly, the Presbyterian minister Richard Baxter (1615-91) was, as we shall see, only one of among many contemporaries who charged that Cromwell's plain speech was in fact dissimulation: "He seemed exceeding open-hearted by a familiar Rustic affected Carriage (especially to his Soldiers in sporting with them) but he thought Secrecy a Virtue and Dissimulation no Vice and Simulation, that is, in plain English, a Lie or Perfidiousness to be a tollerable Fault in a Case of Necessity .