His "process" period seems an influence on Wurlitzer's script for Cox's film "Walker." Title character asks, "did you ever have a moment when you were sitting on the lawn and you took a blade of grass and just looked at it? And it was whole, perfect, and totally outside of time?"
Its not true about nationalism and group. Nationalism is identity, as long as the borders are there. Group membership is a necessary social act, as long as the group is rational.
However, I do agree that education should not teach ideology.