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In Fairness: The Puny Intellects of Mere Liberals

Jeff P Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 9:17 AM
"Doctor Roy wrote: Well I think the attitude of "fairness" has gotten a bad rap lately." If you really want to see liberal policies on 'fairness' taken to their logial conclusion, read Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron". As Ransom and many others have said, it really is only about one thing...POWER.
DoctorRoy Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 10:48 AM
But since you brought it up here you go. Lyrics from Vonnegut's "Cats Cradle".
DoctorRoy Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 10:41 AM
You do realize that Vonnegut was a flaming liberal and Harrison Bergeron is satire right?
shubi_ Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 10:59 AM
Since satire is sort of the opposite then that is the only time liberals tell the truth.
Torr Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 10:21 AM
...Or, if you’re not up to the task of reading Vonnegut ...try the children's books "A Wrinkle in Time" or "House of Stairs". If i recall from listening to my 7-year old Daughter read them, many years ago, one shows a wonderful example of the prison of uniformity that "fairness" represents, while the other shows the insidiousness of those who preach the theology of "fairness".

I suspect both are written within the reading skill limitations of rank and file liberal progressives, but I can’t promise they don’t exceed their comprehension limitations.

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