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  Encyclopedia: Fatherland
Fatherland continued to be the negation of the freedom of the individual, in the republic as it had been in the monarchy.
The Fatherland of every man was the part of the land that his domestic or national religion had sanctified, the ground where the remains of their predecessors were buried and that was inhabited by their souls.
The omnipotence of the Fatherland or the State is the cause and reason of being of the omnipotence of the Government of the Fatherland, which serves as personification or representation in the exercise of its sovereign power.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Fatherland   (884 words)

 The Omnipotence of the State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was not the liberties of the Fatherland those that made great the modern nations, but the individual liberties whereupon men have created and worked their own personal greatness, which is the elementary factor of the greatness of the really great and free nations that are those of the North of both worlds.
Another great disadvantage of the Roman notions of Fatherland and patriotism for the development of freedom is that being the Fatherland a religious worship in its origin, it generated a great deal of enthusiasm and fanaticism, that is, the heat and the passion that blind.
Conceived the Fatherland as a religious and sacred institution, as was seen by the Greek and Roman societies, the Fatherland and its worship filled the hearts with the inexplicable enthusiasm of the holy things.
www.fff.org /comment/com0402j.asp   (7664 words)

 Work to start next month on Fatherland Court - Monday, 05/30/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fatherland Court, in the 1100 block of Fatherland Street, will consist of eight 1,700-square-foot, single-family homes ranging from $260,000 to the low $280,000s.
Fatherland Court is the initial stage of a six-phase project that will replace small businesses such as a beer market, an auto repair shop and a meat warehouse storage unit with a mix of houses, condos, retail and office space on South 10th, South 11th, Russell and Fatherland streets.
Preliminary plans are in place for phase three at the corner of South 11th and Fatherland as developers hope to design a complex and make it a restaurant row with three to four small eateries that seat 50 people.
www.tennessean.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?Date=20050530&Category=COUNTY0103&ArtNo=505300339&SectionCat=COUNTY01&Template=printart   (667 words)

 Stomp Tokyo Video Reviews - Fatherland
Fatherland is one of those "What If" movies that leaves you wishing the moviemakers had just left the entire subject alone.
Fatherland's main problem is that no one really seems to care about anything that happens, either in the plot or in their acting performances.
In the long run, however, Fatherland is dragged down by principal actors who don't seem to care, a plot with very little action to speak of, and a kid actor whose voice is dubbed so poorly we could have been watching Kung Fu Gold theater.
www.stomptokyo.com /movies/fatherland.html   (725 words)

The cover nicely reflects the art shown in 18 of the 24 pages of this isses except that Promethea and her caduceus are always drawn in the normal way not painted as on the cover.
Literally this refers to Sophie and Promethea meeting their physical fathers in this issue but Fatherland also means the land of one's ancestors or one's native country and it is in this context that it was used in Germany during the First World War and later by Hitler in World War II.
Even though Crowley doesn't appear in this issue Fatherland could also be taken as a reference to the magazine that was one of his main sources of income in 1915.
www.angelfire.com /comics/eroomnala/19.html   (2559 words)

 Fatherland -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
:''Alternative meaning:'' Fatherland ''(novel).'' Fatherland is the nation of one's "fathers" or "forefathers." It can be viewed as a nationalist concept, insofar as it relates to nations.
For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK (''Tēvzemei un Brīvībai/LNNK'') is a nationalistic political party in Latvia.
The Mighty Fatherland (''Hzor Hayrenik'') is a nationalist political party in Armenia.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/53/fatherland.html   (1243 words)

 Mystery Guide - Fatherland by Robert Harris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fatherland is a fine example of the "alternate history" novel, where the action is set in a past or present that might have been, if things had gone slightly differently.
Eventually, with the help of an American journalist, he begins to learn things about the Nazi regime that are truly incendiary (although in our reality we have known about them for fifty years or so).
Fatherland is a fast-paced and effective thriller, but there are some problems here.
www.mysteryguide.com /bkHarrisFatherland.html   (382 words)

 MediaCircus.net: Fatherland Movie Review by Anthony Leong
And then there is Robert Harris' best-selling novel from 1992, "Fatherland", which formed the basis for one of the few films of the alternate history genre, an HBO movie of the same name from 1994.
Unfortunately, "Fatherland" is one of those films that fail to capture the essence of the original book, eschewing much of the meticulous historical, social, and political detail to create a poorly paced film that narrowly keeps its focus as a strict murder mystery.
In addition, the moralizing in the big-budget "Fatherland" is often spoon-fed in a heavy-handed manner (particularly some banal dialogue that Hauer utters), compared to the approach of the much more thrifty "It Happened Here", in which the script which gives the audience enough credit to 'read between the lines'.
www.mediacircus.net /fatherland.html   (1040 words)

 First World War.com - Encyclopedia - Fatherland Party
Formed towards the close of 1917 in clear and alarmed response to the high profile Reichstag Peace Resolution debated in July that year, the German Fatherland Party - Vaterlandspartei - represented a concerted effort by right-wing militarists to ensure continued support for the government's prosecution of the war.
That the government was actually presided over by leading military figures, in the guise of the Third Supreme Command's Paul von Hindenburg and (more to the point) Erich Ludendorff, wholly suited many of the Fatherland Party's conservative (and usually militaristic) members.
The word is derived from an old German word for "catapult".
www.firstworldwar.com /atoz/fatherlandparty.htm   (191 words)

 All Hail Fatherland Security - LizMichael.com - Liz Michael
This column will call the current security over liberty mania "Fatherland Security" from now on, because it is something that rightly belongs in the Third Reich and not America.
Fatherland Security flunkie, just happen to be in his way, and slowing him down.
Fatherland Security flunkie, being one of the front line targets.
www.lizmichael.com /fatherla.htm   (4719 words)

 Fatherland Security backed by Rugova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prishtina (Pristina), 17 July: Through a press release sent via email on Saturday (17 July), the organization calling itself Fatherland Security has rejected the recent claims of the Democratic League of Kosova (Kosovo) (LDK) that this organization does not exist and that the party in power has nothing to do with it.
They were seen with pale faces and it seems that some of their victims have become aware and have avoided them," reads "statement number 001, 17 July 2004" signed by "Colonel R. Miftari".
Following the publication of the Fatherland Security's second statement, in which LDK "deserters" Edita Tahiri (now chairwoman of the newly established Democratic Alternative of Kosovo (ADK)) and Edi Shukriu were threatened, the LDK presidency reacted, denying the existence of the organization and the LDK's connections with it.
www.slobodan-milosevic.org /news/kd071804.htm   (485 words)

 Facts about topic: (Fatherland)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alternative meaning: Fatherland (novel) (additional info and facts about Fatherland (novel)).
Fatherland is the nation of one's "fathers" or "forefathers." It can be viewed as a nationalist (An advocate of national independence of or a strong national government) concept, insofar as it relates to nations.
Romans, as patria, the rootword for patriotism (Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fa/fatherland.htm   (392 words)

 Unification Of The Fatherland - Sun Myung Moon
Whenever we speak of the global fatherland, then, we are speaking of the Kingdom of Heaven on earth.
The fatherland cannot come into being unless there is first an individual unified between mind and body, and then a unified family, clan, society, nation and world.
Before we talk about unification of the fatherland and before we talk about anything else, the most important item on the agenda is to find that bridge of true love.
www.tparents.org /Moon-Talks/sunmyungmoon87/870101a.htm   (6021 words)

Deputations were present from the towns of France, and there was inaugurated a sort of cult, of the Fatherland, the remote origin of all the "Revolutionary cults".
After the public manifesto of the Duke of Brunswick in the name of the powers in coalition against France (25 July, 1792) and the Assembly's declaration of "Fatherland in danger" there came petitions for the deposition of the king, who was accused of being in communication with foreign rulers.
Aulard was the first to recognize that the idea of honouring the fatherland, which had its origin in the festival of the Federation in 1790 gave rise to successive cults.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13009a.htm   (7795 words)

 Policy Declaration of the New Fatherland Front Government
The Fatherland Front has paid due attention to the Bulgarian national church, giving the necessary assistance for its canonic organization, which has helped it put an end to the schism and restore its relations with all Orthodox churches.
The separation between church and state, which the Fatherland Front provides for in its programme in compliance with the principle of freedom of conscience and religious creed, has been dictated by the belief that it will enhance the national character of the Bulgarian church, enabling the clergy to serve the people faithfully.
Under the difficult conditions caused by last year's drought, the people were saved from famine and the livestock from starvation thanks to the ready response of the population, and to the timely aid of provisions and forage sent by the Soviet Union.
www.marxists.org /reference/archive/dimitrov/works/1946/policy.htm   (3515 words)

 Literature - Proverbs - Fatherland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The fatherland and the mother are not forgotten.
Came the hawks and spoiled the nest of the nightingale.
Who has died for fatherland, hasn’t died but has given.
home1.gte.net /vze7b2yg/id228.html   (287 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Voltaire: Patrie, in The Philosophical Dictionary, 1752
A thinker who was listening to this conversation, concluded that in a fatherland of some extent there were often many thousand men who had no fatherland.
The first man to write that the fatherland is wherever one feels comfortable was, I believe, Euripides in his Phaeton.
He who should wish his fatherland might never be greater, smaller, richer, poorer, would be the citizen of the world.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1752voltaire.html   (666 words)

 Amazon.com: Forgotten Fatherland: The Search for Elisabeth Nietzsche: Books: Ben MacIntyre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1886 Elisabeth Nietzsche, the bigoted, imperious sister of the famous philosopher, founded a "racially pure" colony in Paraguay together with her husband, anti-Semitic agitator Bernhard Forster, and a band of fair-skinned fellow Germans.
Laced with mordant irony, Macintyre's brilliant piece of investigative journalism adds weight to the view, shared by many scholars, that the Nazis' use of Nietzsche's ideas to justify their evil deeds and doctrines was a perversion of his thought.
In 1886, Nietzsche's sister, Elisabeth, together with her husband, Bernhard Foerster, and 14 German families, founded a colony in Paraguay that they christened "Nueva Germania." Their purpose was to escape a fatherland they believed to be in serious decline and to live in a place where their beliefs--anti-Semitism, vegetarianism, nationalism, and Lutheranism--could flourish.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0374157596?v=glance   (2214 words)

 Bulgaria COMMUNIST CONSOLIDATION - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...
In December 1945, a conference of foreign ministers of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union theoretically allocated two seats to the newly consolidated opposition BANU in the Bulgarian Council of Ministers, but BANU leaders demanded an immediate national election and removal of communist ministers.
Because the BANU was now a unified party with substantial political backing, these demands created a governmental stalemate with the Fatherland Front for one year.
In 1948 the Fatherland Front was reorganized into an official worker-peasant alliance in accordance with Cominform policy.
workmall.com /wfb2001/bulgaria/bulgaria_history_communist_consolidation.html   (499 words)

 Lord of the Fatherland - Uncyclopedia
Every ten minutes, a new Lord of the fatherland is elected to help battle Non-USALand, which includes the Scottish places known as Arsewank and Fuck All.
The Lord of the fatherland is elected through a ritual game of Beat the French Guy With a Shoe.
The winner must then drink an entire keg of beer to prove he's worthy of being Lord of the fatherland and conquering Non-USALand.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Lord_of_the_fatherland   (109 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Fatherland: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fatherland is a cracking good yarn, a highly readable story of political intrigue and personal secrets.
The plot moves swiftly and intelligently, building to an ending which is both intriguing and awesomely plausible.
I thought Fatherland was an extremely well written, accurate and gripping account of a scenario that most of us could never imagine.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0099263815   (556 words)

 Pravda.RU Unity, Fatherland and All Russia factions dissolved   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He said: “Unity is not the EMERCOM yet, but still we are very close.” It was admitted as a comforting fact that the colleagues and friends would stay together to work in the future.
Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov, chairman of Fatherland, must have been regretting the faction’s dissolution, because he felt to have lost great opportunities of the alliance between Yury Luzhkov and Eugeny Primakov.
Yury Luzhkov believes, Fatherland will be an active member of the newly created party that is to be dominating in many spheres of Russia’s politics.
all.newsfromrussia.com /politics/2002/02/11/26330.html   (1749 words)

 Search Results for fatherland - Encyclopædia Britannica
The Fatherland Front regime had launched an assault on private property almost immediately after the coup of Sept. 9, 1944, employing a variety of legislative measures aimed at confiscating the...
German patriotic poet of the war of liberation against Napoleon in 1813 whose death in Lützow's volunteer corps made him a popular hero.
Uruguayan poet famous for a long historical verse epic, Tabaré (1886; final edition after several revisions, 1926), a poem in six cantos, based upon a legend of the love between a Spanish girl and an...
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Fatherland at Epinions.com
I read Robert Harris's best-selling novel of the same name years ago, and suspected that the 1994 film adaptation of Fatherland would fall well short of what the book achieved.
After all, the movie was in the 'made for television' category in the '94 Golden Globe Awards.
Fatherland is a thriller set in an alternative history.
www.epinions.com /content_54159117956   (674 words)

 Why do Germans use "fatherland". - Neowin.net
I noticed that only Germans refer to their country as "fatherland", almost all other cultures refer to their country of origin as "motherland", any ideas why?
My kneejerk response would be that Germany is refered to the fatherland cause in German, Germany is masculine the same way that France in French is female
They were calling it the Fatherland long before Germany became split into East and West.
www.neowin.net /forum/index.php?act=ST&f=7&t=376951&s=?   (471 words)

Europe is known as Germania and opens its borders to American journalists, hoping to line up the U.S. as an ally against Russia.
While many people may not think of Robert Harris’ best-selling novel Fatherland as science fiction, it definitely is. After all, its alternate universe theme based on the question "what if Hitler had won WWII?" is the staple diet of many a sci-fi novel, perhaps most notably Philip K. Dick’s The Man In The High Castle.
Whereas Dick explored his favourite hang-up of "what is reality?" in The Man In The High Castle, Harris’ Fatherland is perhaps the best invocation of what it would have been like to live in a Europe conquered by the Nazis.
www.scifimoviepage.com /fatherland.html   (307 words)

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