Something to think about …. “Being a proud Liberal …. “!!

I am not a fan of labels. I generally, until the past few years, thought of myself as a politically moderate individual. But, as the far right has gone farther to the right, the moderates have been forced farther to the left, and I now find that my values are most nearly associated with those of liberals. Still, I eschew labels, but yesterday I ran across this blog by fellow-blogger Dr. Rex, and it defines precisely how I see myself, my values. Please take a few moments to read this short post, as it defines the liberal philosophy and values as well as any I have heard. Thank you, Dr. Rex, for permission to share!

It Is What It Is

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~~December 21, 2016~~ 

ANOTHER LABEL TO PROUDLY WEAR

I always thought that we were here on this Earth to advance in the different stages that we encountered.

I think we are ALL interconnected and. as such, it’s our bound duty to help one another.

No one should stay behind.

No one should be left alone.

What I care about is what the person is really inside.

The feelings, the beliefs, the nature.

I strongly believe in doing the right thing.

Do unto others as you would like done unto you.

If that makes me a LIBERAL, then I’m proud to be one.

HortyRex©

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Liberalism is a political philosophy or worldview founded on ideas of liberty and equality. Whereas classical liberalism emphasizes the role of liberty, social liberalism stresses the importance of equality.

Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but generally they support…

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9 thoughts on “Something to think about …. “Being a proud Liberal …. “!!

  1. Hmmm… one question: since when does “liberal” mean “left”? Is that the same thing as when Mr. Sanders was called a “socialist” or even “communist” in the US, while most of his ideas are absolutely mainstream social-democratic in Europe? Just asking….

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