Yanis Varoufakis: Are we Greeks insufferable nationalists?

We Greeks have a reputation for being insufferable nationalists, most of whom genuinely believe that Greek culture is superior to that of other nations and peoples. We were even anointed the most culturally chauvinistic Europeans in a recent Pew survey. At the risk of confirming that stereotype, I shall blame it on… foreigners, with their immoderate praise of Greek culture and their superficial reading of their own silly surveys.

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  1. Ah, yes, the best type of nationalism: a mythological past betrayed by the present. Nothing bad ever happens from that, surely.

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