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What Is Liberalism?

Texas Bonnie Belle Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 7:23 PM
And look what those policies did to the people of Russia (just to name one). Do you ever see any joy there? They are robots without hope of any kind. It's no wonder alcoholism is rampant.
President Obama is said to have made the case for a liberal public policy agenda in his State of the Union speech the other night. But what is liberalism?

The conventional view is that liberalism is an ideology. In fact it is a sociology.

An ideology is a set of ideas that cohere. Socialism is an ideology. So is libertarianism. Suppose I told you that socialists believe the government should nationalize the steel industry and the auto industry. You would have no difficulty inferring what their position is on nationalizing the airline industry. Right? Suppose I told you that libertarians...