We are all bits and pieces of biological, ethnic and cultural identities, and we are all subject to a complex interplay of systems.
Eventually, conservatives will realize: If we want to preserve conservatism, we can’t be in the same party as the clan warriors. Liberals will realize: If we ant to preserve liberalism, we can’t be in the same party as the clan warriors.
U.S. capitalism took a disastrous turn just as the nation was becoming dominant in the 20th Century. We fell victim to economies of scale, and big became best.
Like the the apocryphal frog in the slowly warming pot of water, I didn’t understand that the right and left had changed places.
Since the 1960’s, the left and right have swapped positions on freedom of expression, speech, and conscience.
“[The moral] high ground [of] the left cannot hold if it embraces subtle double standards… “