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Re: The Best National Anthem...?

Originally Posted by Vinceremo View Post
Why is that? For any particular reason? In the end, I guess the purpose is to just stir up some patriotism between the population. I've always felt that it generates a feeling of more 'pro-homeland' rather than 'anti-others' feeling to say it in a way. singing my own while being in a group always makes me feel a special bond in that moment and hearing it at the biggest sporting events (Olympics, WC, etc.) gives the chills!
I know that the goal is for good, to bond ppl and make proud but its not my thing, i think a few lines and a flag is ok but a full song and everyone putting their hands on their heart, a little Fascist in my eyes.
but the idea is great

Hug it out as long as it takes, people
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