For the Ideologues

Discussion in 'Political Opinions & Beliefs' started by ronmatt, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. ronmatt

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    No - it ain't the truth. I found the list peurile and ridiculous.
     
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    That list demonstrates why I don't belong to a political party.

    IMO, some people support or oppose things based on nothing more than the general position of their party.
     
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    Most people do not fit either paradigm that the list attempted to construct - it was a list constructed to lampoon rigid absolutes on both sides, and nearly completely inapplicable, other than to employ the rough principles at play at the extremes.

    I found it mostly useless.
     
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    It's not the greatest list, but it highlights how we're prone to 'herd thought'.
     
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    Only if you agree with the list.

    'Herd' thought isn't accurate. I've already asserted that most people do not fit the paradigms attempted by the list, so what I believe you're mistaking for 'herd mentality' is simply a recognition of the differences in core principles at the foundation of ideology.

    It is literally a liberal vs conservative mindset acknowledgement, and - naturally - principled stances will begin to be predictable.
     

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