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Differences Between Liberal & Conservative Thought

A recent article in The Economist magazine discussed the origins of human morality. Here is the full article.  The following excerpt has to do with the differences in how liberals and conservatives think. … Liberal teenagers always felt more stress than conservatives, but were particularly stressed if they could not decide for themselves whom they spent time with. Such choice, or the lack of it, did not change conservative stress levels. Liberals were also loners, spending a quarter of their time on their own. Conservatives were alone for a sixth of the time. That may have been related to the fact

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The difference between being good and great

There are those out there that continually point to Alex Rodriquez‘ regular season’s huge numbers and say that he is one of the best ever. I continually point out that the great players play great in the crutch. Great players make others great. Alex Rodriquez needed to go 5 for 5 or 4 for 5 but he didn’t. He needed to hit with guys on base. He didn’t. I will concede that Alex Rodriguez is one of the best of all time but in the clutch I’ll take Boston’s David Ortiz who hit .714 when his team needed him. I’ll take

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$50 Lottery Ticket Reminds Me Of My Internal Split Between Andrew Jackson and J.Q. Adams

( Hello. My name is Neil Aquino and I live in Houston, Texas. I go by the name Texas Liberal in the blogging world. Errington has been nice enough to allow me to post on Where’s The Outrage? I look forward to your comments and feedback.)    I’ve long been politically and personally conflicted between a mix of Andrew Jackson live-and-let-live small-d democracy and J.Q. Adams interventionist quasi-Federalism. Many folks—maybe even you the reader— share this dilemma even if not put in quite the same terms.  Politically, while respecting, or at least resigned to at times, the views of the majority, I do think that the

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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