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

NW-Res Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 1:32 PM
You need to take a breath, step back and review posts. Who calls God beleivers, "Flat Earthers", "Crazy", "anti-science". (reason for the godless claim). Who promotes unrestricted abortion? (reason for heathen and godless). Who promotes massive welfare, taxes and governemnet as the solution i.e., obamacare? (reason for the communist claim). Bottom line Dread, if it walks, talks and acts like a duck, it's probably a duck.
Dread Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 1:41 PM
"Who promotes unrestricted abortion?"

Very few people. Most favor reasonable restrictions on the practice. We differ on what the term reasonable means.

"Who promotes massive welfare, taxes and governemnet as the solution i.e., obamacare?" Right, because wanting a social safety net and a government that looks after the general welfare of the nation is exactly like communism. There is no difference at all.

Again, I'm not ever going to change your mind, so at some point, what is the purpose of continuing to try? There are better ways for me to spend my time.
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...

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