Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception. -George Orwell

Nationalism  is patriotism. The term patriotism triggers feelings of loyalty, integrity, selflessness and a committment to a ‘higher’ cause, country.

But is patriotism a noble or higher cause than human rights?

Jimi Hendrix: The Star Spangled Banner Awesome!

Jimi Hendrix – The Star Spangled Banner [ American Anthem ] ( Live at Woodstock 1969}

Awesome,  Jimi Hendrix’s  rendition of The Star Spangled Banner.  Turmoil and a steadfast patriotism end in  mixed clouds filled with unwavering loyalty.


  1. James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric … Wikipedia
  2. Born: November 27, 1942, Seattle, WA
  3. Siblings: Leon Hendrix, Janie Hendrix, Kathy Hendrix, Pamela Hendrix,Joseph Hendrix