Dictionary. On the one hand there is the nasty kind of national exceptionalism prevelant in 1930’s Europe. On the other hand there is the more benign kind, a simple desire for your country to be independent.’mashionalists’ see no distinction between the two. Either due of a simple lack of nuance in their thinking or as a wilful means of opposing a political movement they dislike using obfustication of language.Also: Lack of distinction between ‘ethnic’ and ‘civic’ nationalism.Mashionalism is a is often used to smear supporters of national independence as racist, bigoted or fascistic.
A mindset which conflates the the two common definitions of nationalism.There are two definitions of nationalim in the Oxford English
The man has a picture of George Orwell on his profile. He likes to misattribute Orwell quotes to the current political situations in Catalonia and Scotland. I suspect he has not read ‘Homage to Catalonia’ and is propogating a historical fallacy. I is ironic to use such mashionalism in regards to a man who was ever-aware of the power and nuance of words.