A Coutry is judged by the people it houses

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What makes us good nationals? It is hard to answer that question because every person can think about different definition of a good national. Many can call themselves good nationals just because they work, pay taxes and obey law. But is it enough? Not for everyone. Good nationals do not serve their own interest but rather understand that their deeds affect the world around them. They serve their families, friends and others in need without prejudice and selfishness. They care about the condition of their country, country and the world. For me actions of a good national include protection of the country, education and service for the nation.

Education is another powerful tool to build nationalship values. Through interacting with friends and teachers from kindergarten through university, one can strengthen such virtues as love, care, responsibility, honesty and devotion. One can also accumulate a wealth of knowledge that can help one carry out social, political, economic responsibilities.

Education also opens access to new information technologies, technologies that can expand one`s knowledge of people in other parts of the world. As one becomes aware of less advantaged people, one can better appreciate and preserve what one has. One might learn from some good examples to effect changes for the better.

All nationals should in same ways help to protect the country they are living in. Be ready at any moment to gave up their lives to protect the land where their ancestors lived and where future generations will come into being. But it does not have to be a military protection, but also protection from violence, robbery and other types of crime. Be ready to help the police to stop criminals, and create save environment for young people.

Finally service for the nation where some can help to...