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The Liberal Mind

DanB_Tiffin Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 7:57 AM
Did somebody say "Liberal Mind"? ‘‘Although a voice of individual liberty is still quite audible in modern America, it is clear that a distinctly collectivist bias now dominates the whole of western political thought. This bias is destructive to the ideals of liberty and social order and to the growth of the individual to adult competence. Instead of promoting a rational society of competent adults who solve the problems of living through voluntary cooperation, the modern liberal agenda creates an irrational society of child-like adults who depend upon governments to take care of them...." Lyle H. Rossiter, Jr., M.D. ‘‘The Liberal Mind The Psychological Causes of Political Madness’’ year2006, p12. At least look up the book on Amazon

Have you ever noticed that people who worry about inequality seem to be focused only on certain kinds of inequality? When they obsess about the income and wealth of the top 1%, they seem to be bothered by only some of those at the top, and not others.

For example, have you ever seen Robert Reich or Paul Krugman or any like-minded complainer bemoan the huge salaries of professional athletes? What about the stratospheric incomes of rock stars? Or movie idols? Or super models?

Even more puzzling, when is the last time you saw any of them assailing worthless heirs? I...