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'Fiscal' Conservatism Needs 'Social' Conservatism

goldilocks Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 9:54 AM
Individualism is superior to communtarianism and hierarchicalism.
goldilocks Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 9:54 AM
That is what conservative Republicans calim to be according a study.

google hierarchical indiviualistism for more info.
Gentillylace Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 3:26 PM
Who are the hierarchical individualists?
goldilocks Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 9:55 AM
Libertarians are egalitarian individualists.

Leftists are egalitarian communtiarians.

Rightists are hierarchical communitarians.
For some years now, we have been told about a major division within American conservatism: fiscal conservatives vs. social conservatives.

This division is hurting conservatism and hurting America -- because the survival of American values depends on both fiscal and social conservatism. Furthermore, the division is logically and morally untenable. A conservative conserves all American values, not just economic ones.

By "social conservatism," I am referring to the second and third components of what I call the American Trinity -- liberty, "In God We Trust" and "E Pluribus Unum."

It is worth noting that a similar bifurcation does not exist on the left. One...

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