Nationalism has a way of oppressing others.
Growing up in the place I did I never was aware of any other option but to question everything.
Occasionally the conflict between 'what we stand for' and 'what we do' has been forthrightly addressed.
The argument that resistance to the war should remain strictly nonviolent seems to me overwhelming.
My family was mostly unemployed working class.
As you deal with more and more complex systems, it becomes harder and harder to find deep and interesting properties.