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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways

Somehow, somewhere along the line of modern history February became the month of love. My musings are going with the trend. I was taught the different types of love in form three. Of course it was a Religious Studies class and all we were taught where the definitions to be memorized for examinations: Agape~ The love of God; unconditional, absolute love of a creator for the creation. Philia~ Brotherly or family love Eros~ Romantic, erotic love. Of course this month it's Eros getting all the attention with prices of condoms now 50% off but that’s not what this post is about. I recently thought of how my teacher could have taught us all a bit more/better if he had included a few other types of love self-love for one but more to the point of this post; love for one’s country. Loving something or someone is always a choice and it would have been nice if that had been instilled into our young minds. If that seed of nationalism and patriotism was planted. On the contrary the trend seems to…