In response to:

"Open Minded"? Liberals Prefer to Ignore Arguments They Disagree With

Demosthenes5 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 9:06 AM
So speaks the progressive that likely isn't smart enough to have a degree w/ the word SCIENCE printed on it. The theory of evolution is just that: a theory until macro-evolution is more evidence. However there's plenty of evidence associated w/ micro-evolution: just look at your average bacterium. Then there's the concept of evolution being facilitated by intelligent design. Then there's the theory of anthropogenic global warming vice global warming- as a master cave diver I've seen evidence of climate change in the artesian wells within which I swim/ horizontally rock climb. It's the anthropogenic aspect that most intelligent, educated people question. But you non-scientists consider it establish fact w/ little or no evidence.
Demosthenes5 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 9:33 AM
WRT the book you cited; quite a few conservatives see it as a collection of allegories, e.g., the "Let there be light..."passage in Genesis is the allegory referring to the Big-bang directed by an intelligent designer; but this is no more asinine than the liberal/progressive religion of an omnipotent, infallible, benevolent STATE. Never mind that over 100m people died in the 20th century because they were an impedance to some leftist's utopian dream/religion.
Demosthenes5 Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 9:07 AM
Correction: ... A theory until macro-evolution has more evidence.
New research out notes that self-identified liberals are indeed more liberal - with the ignore and block buttons on social media platforms when it comes to arguments they disagree with.

As Zeke Miller finds in ORI's presentation, "liberals were significantly more likely to have blocked someone than conservatives," and specifically, they block people "because of their political views."

An old adage is that while conservatives think liberals are wrong, liberals think conservatives are evil. This has been proven true time and time again - liberals prefer to pretend like there's some...

Related Tags: Liberals Conservatives