Originally Posted by Jaycint
I have no problems with someone being proud of their ancestry/race. I take great pride in my Irish lineage and the traditions handed down from past generations. Maybe it's semantics to call it "pride" or refer to it as something else. The problems arise when people morph that pride into an "I'm better than you or superior to you" type of thing.
I love going to Celtic festivals, dressing up, going to Irish themed bars, the whole nine yards. I would call that being proud and in that sense I don't think it is a bad thing.
That's funny. I played in an Irish band for four years and used to frequent most of the local Irish pubs, mostly the ones that had open music sessions going on. So who knows. I may have met you around town before. Hmm...