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20 Observations About Human Nature That Liberals Would Probably Disagree With

Pistol Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 7:08 AM
Just what are the values and policies of your philosphy, pinee? Few here are interested in you personally, but there can always be an interesting discussion of priorities and philosophies. You say the "American 'white culture'" doesn't provide something of value. Can you explaain and defend that statement in the context that for the last 100 years America has been the nation most successful at uplifting the quality of life for billions of people?

1) Working hard, being self-reliant and taking responsibility for your own life are good for you and will make you much happier than having too much leisure time, being overly dependent and giving others responsibility for your life.

2) The more a behavior is rewarded with attention, fame, sympathy or money, the more of it we'll see. We recognize this almost instinctively when it comes to good behaviors, but we also tend to almost habitually block it out when it comes to behaviors we don't want to encourage.

3) There's nothing shameful about being poor -- but, if you stay...