Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Akhmaddhian, Suwari

Patriotism Bridges the Relationship between State and Nation

Suwari Akhmaddhian; Daniel Susilo; Fauzi Ridwan; Indira A. Shakirova; Nur Aminudin

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 1503-1519

A love of homeland or patriotism is a feeling that arises from the heart of a nation, to devote
themselves, maintain, defend, protect the country from all threats and disturbances. What can be
expressed about the love of homeland is the sense of pride, ownership, respect and loyalty
possessed by every citizen in the country where he lives which is reflected in the behavior of
defending their homeland, protecting his homeland, willing to sacrifice for the sake of the nation
and his country, loves the customs or culture of his country by preserving it and preserving
nature and the environment. The love of homeland is an experience of the Unity of Indonesia
pinciple that can be realized in everyday life. The Indonesian constitution has laid the foundation
for every citizen entitled and obliged to participate to defend the country, awareness of the love
of the homeland is essentially devoted to the state and willingness to sacrifice to defend the
country. Therefore, the love of the homeland needs to be developed in the soul of every
individual from an early age so that the purpose of living together can be achieved.