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To: Wallace T.
A good counterbalance would be to show that past liberal icons such as Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman held socially conservative views. Could you imagine what Truman would have to say about homosexual marriage were he alive today? You could also highlight the positions of current day liberals earlier in their careers. Fore example, when Jesse Jackson, Ted Kennedy, Al Gore, and Dick Gephardt entered public life, they were opponents of abortion.

Liberalism regards human history as a "budding rose unfolding;" it develops teleologically until it reaches perfection (the "omega point") and then magically stops. And this programming took place without a Creator; in fact, the unfolding universe itself seems to be regarded as the creator.

Anyway, according to liberals, a "moderate," "centerist," "decent" person is one who keeps up with the unfolding of history (from the Tennessee Valley Authority to "gay rights") and a "dangerous radical" is a person who maintains his original position instead of changing with the times.

39 posted on 08/04/2006 4:06:17 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Nachamu, nachamu, `ammi!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator
Liberalism regards human history as a "budding rose unfolding;" it develops teleologically until it reaches perfection (the "omega point") and then magically stops. And this programming took place without a Creator; in fact, the unfolding universe itself seems to be regarded as the creator.

Anyway, according to liberals, a "moderate," "centerist," "decent" person is one who keeps up with the unfolding of history (from the Tennessee Valley Authority to "gay rights") and a "dangerous radical" is a person who maintains his original position instead of changing with the times.


Sounds a lot like Hegel.
66 posted on 08/07/2006 8:27:04 AM PDT by Borges
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