Am i a republican, democrat, or liberal?

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Am i a republican, democrat, or liberal?

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Oh what the hell. 1. what should I vote is a sensible question that everybody should ask themselves. What am I is a stupid question; any answer would presuppose the foolish notion that you can separate the concern what will be our well-being f.i. from what will be our affluence. As a matter of fact they, and a lot of opposite concerns, are totally connected by trade-offs. 2. I used to think, short sightedly, that conservatism is about keeping things as they are. Meaning: you are a bit affluent. And progressivism is about wanting things to change. That would be obviously stupid: you should change what isn’t good and keep the good things. Citizen premier learned me that it is all about fear. And I agree: politics is about emotion, mostly fear, on both sides, and the arguments are sought and invented to prop the chosen position. (so it’s no use to discuss politics by using arguments.

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It’s interesting that you distinguish between Democrat an liberal but not Republican and conservative. Try taking the Political Compass test.

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One definition: A Republican is a Democrat who has been mugged; a Democrat is a Republican who has been subpoenaed.

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