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Thread: The Roots of American Polarization

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    Disdain for the past is characteristic of liberalism generally but what I find so exasperating are these claims of subjective morality and ultimate meaninglessness followed by explicitly stated beliefs in moral progress and a lament about man's current state. It makes no sense.
    No, it doesn't. Unless they somehow associate technological, material progress with moral progress.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Does your garden grow in the winter?
    No, which is in keeping with my point.

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