What is patriotism?
Patriotism is associated with the attachment to one’s own culture and thus stands in opposition to cosmopolitanism.
Importance of Patriotism for a nation:
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. – Thomas Jefferson
For citizens who find being patriotic as an obligation, fulfilling this obligation is highly important as it gives them a sense of inner confidence.Being patriotic,one should actively contribute towards the social-economic development of the society both at the local as well as at the national level.
Role of media in building patriotic nation:
For better rating and attention of viewers,media only highlights the negative aspects and incidents of a state while neglecting the positive aspects and achievements.
How can a youth develop love for his nation in this negativity that is spread everywhere by media.Therefore,media should play their role by promoting positive achievements of the country.
Patriotism and Youth:
Patriotism is very important especially for youth so they act as responsible citizens. Youth is the future of the nation and for the bright future of the country it is important for them to protect and work in its best interest to make it prosperous.