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  • Encourage learners to write on the board and share their thoughts
  • Alfred Adler (February 7, 1870 – May 28, 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. (source: Wikipedia)
  • Bill O’Reilly (born September 10, 1949) is an American television host, author, journalist and Fox News Channel TV host. He hosts the political commentary program The O’Reilly Factor. (source: Wikipedia)
  • Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) was an American historian, academic, author, playwright, and social activist. (source: Wikipedia)
  • Diogenes of Apollonia or Diogenes Apolloniates (c. 460 BC), Greek philosopher (source: Wikipedia)
  • Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer, lecturer, and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. (source: Wikipedia)
  • Patriotism

    1. 1. PatriotismImage made with BigHugeLabs Mosaic Maker, using images from eltpics on Flickr. Image credits: 1. Stars and Stripes, 2. Vuvuzela flags, 3. V, 4. Carrying the Olympictorch, 5. Wales, England, Scotland, 6. Union flag bag, 7. Capitolio, 8. The Eiffel Tower at night, 9. Vietnamese flag
    2. 2. What is patriotism? Discuss.
    3. 3. “It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.” Alfred Adler Do you agree or disagree? Source:
    4. 4. “A patriot is somebody who loves their country, and who is willing to sacrifice for it.” Bill O’Reilly Do you agree or disagree? Source:
    5. 5. “Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.” Howard Zinn Do you agree or disagree? Source:
    6. 6. “I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.” Diogenes Do you agree or disagree? Source:
    7. 7. “Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.” Dale Carnegie Do you agree or disagree? Source:
    8. 8. What does patriotism mean to you? Does it mean something like this…? Image credit: @teacherphili on eltpics Word cloud created with Tagxedo:
    9. 9. …or perhaps this? Image credit: @amandalanguage on eltpics Word cloud created with Tagxedo:
    10. 10. …or maybe this? Image credit: @mkofab on eltpics Word cloud created with Tagxedo:
    11. 11. Is patriotism a good thing or a bad thing… or can it be either? Discuss.
    12. 12. What’s the difference between patriotism and nationalism? Discuss.
    13. 13. Can you think of any ways in which patriotism or nationalismcould be used to mislead or manipulate people? Discuss.
    14. 14. How can we guard against patriotism or nationalism beingmisused for political ends? Discuss.
    15. 15. Lesson ideas for a guest post on “take a photo and…” by Sue Lyon-JonesLicensed under Creative Commons, Non Commercial, Attribution 3.0This work is licensed for non-commercial use, and may be modified foreducational purposes on condition that acknowledgements and links toany images used within the document are retained, and the .html codebelow linking back to the author and eltpics is inserted into web pageshosting this document or derivative versions of it.Created by <a href="">Sue Lyon-Jones</a>for a guest post on <ahref="">&ldquo;take a photoand&quot;&hellip;The eltpics ideas site for teachers</a>, featuring imagesfrom <a href="">eltpics on flickr</a>.Licenced under Creative Commons, <ahref="">Non-Commercial,Attribution 3.0</a>