@angristan
Years ago, I read a letter to a newspaper by a woman who had recently moved from the US to Europe. She said that in the US she felt overwhelmed and oppressed by the ubiquitous displays of patriotism, and when she moved to Europe, where such displays are usually much more restrained, she felt relieved. That seem to be a real difference between Americans and Europeans. And, yes, I prefer the European version.
πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί

@angristan this is a nice contrast between nationalism and patriotism.

@angristan So, Iβ€˜m german too – but that is wishful thinking! We have a growing toxic political environment like almost every other country in recent years.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon

Fast, secure and up-to-date instance, welcoming everyone around the world. Join us! 🌍
Up since 04/04/2017. βœ…

Why should you sign up on mstdn.io?

This instance is not focused on any theme or subject, feel free to talk about whatever you want. Although the main language is english, we accept every single language and country.

We're connected to the whole ActivityPub fediverse and we do not block any foreign instance nor user.

We do have rules, but the goal is to have responsible users.

The instance uses a powerful server to ensure speed and stability, and it has good uptime. We follow state-of-the-art security practices.

Also, we have over 300 custom emojis to unleash your meming potential!


Looking for a Kpop themed instance? Try kpop.social