On Saturday, December 15, 2012 2:51:40 PM UTC-5, rclough wrote:
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>  Hi Craig Weinberg
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>  
> I beg to differ. 
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> My hero, Calvin Coolidge, the arch conservative of all time, once said,
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> "Don't just do something.....Stand there." 
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>

That's great if you are already standing on top of a mountain of inherited 
privilege. Why not stand there? But why should anyone other than the ruling 
minority of the world be compelled to agree?

Craig

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> [Roger Clough], [rcl...@verizon.net] <javascript:>
> 12/15/2012 
> "Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen
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> On Saturday, December 15, 2012 2:29:50 PM UTC-5, Stephen Paul King wrote: 
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>> On 12/15/2012 1:51 PM, Roger Clough wrote: 
>> > How about this: 
>> > Liberals are utopians, conservatives are skeptical of them. 
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>> Dear Roger, 
>>
>> No, All that is different between them is where their respective utopias 
>> lie. Liberals yearn for a future utopia on Earth, conservatives pine 
>> over their utopia in the past. 
>>
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> I would agree with that, but the thing is, the former may or may not be 
> possible but the latter is certainly impossible. What is there better to do 
> than to try to push civilization in the direction of a future utopia? What 
> could be more destructive and foolish than to try to undo what has happened 
> and put future back in a box?
>
> Craig
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>
>>
>> > Sometimes one is right, sometimes the other, but 
>> > unfortunately it costs money (usually a fortune) to create a demo. 
>> > So liberals need to listen seriously to the conservatives. 
>>
>> They should listen more to each other and stop the childish 
>> recriminations,demonizing and tribalism, IMHO. 
>>
>> -- 
>> Onward! 
>>
>> Stephen 
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