Nationalism gets a bad name; it now refers to those that are fascist, anti-Semitic, anti-immigrant, and homophobic individuals. That’s a pretty sweeping term, and the reality is that it’s quite ignorant to label a country with all of those terms when “nationalism” can actually mean patriotic to many of those who live there.
Don’t people have the right to be proud of their nation and how it behaved in history?
Why are people being attacked and slandered for celebrating their heritage?
Especially when it applies specifically to central Europe and Poland, a country that bravely resisted the Nazi Germans and the Soviets.When it comes to people of other ethnicity, especially in the United States, people are encouraged to celebrate their past and overcoming their oppression. How can one people do that openly and freely and are encouraged to do that while other people are attacked and slandered for doing it? That is a double-standard.
As a society, we are supposed to act with civility and with common sense, we should realize what we are doing here. We cannot judge one people according to one standard and another people to another standard; that is unfair. Poland was wiped out from the maps as a country for over 123 years and then finally regained independence after much resistance. These conquered and abused people kept their culture and language intact under strict rule, partitioned by three different countries intent on wiping them out.
Then during World War II, they were one of the only countries that did not collaborate with the occupying forces of the Germans. Unlike propaganda and revisionists claim, they worked unlike anyone else in occupied Europe to save the Polish Jews.
If you try and prove this with facts, regardless, you will be the one called revisionist. Sadly, there is no dialogue when it comes to the factual history when people believe a narrative they have been indoctrinated with. Poles hardly conceded to the communist rule and even fought bravely resisting until 1963 with armed combat.
While England celebrated the Beatles, the Poles were still fighting against the communists. Can you imagine that?
Tens of thousands of Poles were tortured and murdered after World War II and then forgotten by the world because the West betrayed them. How can we ever forget this! Now they are being betrayed again by the West for being “proud” of how they acted in the face of such evil.
So much of what is told about Poland is incorrect, misleading and false. It is just negligent, like the recent attacks comparing Poles to Nazis regarding the stance on the LGBTQ ideology and not wanting it to be taught in their schools.
It has turned into mass hysteria when the Poles, who are conservative, prefer to teach their children according to how they want instead of being pressured by elitists deceiving the public. No longer can people be rational and raise their children as they want without being slandered in the worst ways. Poland never made homosexuality illegal like the countries that are now shaming them. This is one example of the current deceptions against Poland, including lies about collaboration with Nazi Germany that are false but spread anyway. It fits an existing narrative that has been propagated for decades from the very people Poles risked their lives to save.
Historically one can only come to the shameful conclusion that there is an apparent shifting of the blame from crimes committed by many Jews themselves. Remember, Poles could not write their history being stuck behind communism. Someone else wrote it for them, and they did so to make them the Poles look as criminals and the zionist Jews sinless.
Now significantly, Holocaust revisionism has ramped up against Poland because of fraudulent Jewish restitution claims backed by United States legislation at the behest of the powerful Jewish lobbies. This is Act S. 447 seeking to extort from Poland an amount of over 300 billion. This plan is pushed heavily in the West now as well, and Poles are being compared to Nazis in order to get public support behind this dishonest act.
All of this is aimed against Poland using the term “nationalist” to attack and defame people who are proud of their country and heritage, just like Americans are proud of theirs. Just like when they celebrate on July 4th and are proud of what their ancestors did, so Poles have every right to be proud of theirs.
Words are used and abused. The word “nationalist” is a word that is abused, and ironically many of the people condemning Poland are nationalists themselves. Coming from Israeli Jews or Jews that support Israel, perhaps they should assess their own beliefs about Israel before pointing the finger at Poland.
All information, data, and material contained, presented, or provided on justice4poland.com is for educational purposes only. It is not to be construed or intended as providing medical or legal advice. Any views expressed here-in are not necessarily those held by justice4poland.com