RE: Allowing the sweet voice of reason into our lives

From: Lee Corbin (
Date: Sat Aug 04 2001 - 22:10:29 MDT

Olga writes

> Lee Corbin wrote:
>> P.S. Standing challenge to any of you [U.S.] liberals out there ....
>>Confess how you have articulated to yourself something as explosive as "Fred Reed's
>> piece is racist" but with the shoe on the other foot, and how you, even
>> though it was exceedingly painful, had to give huge aid and comfort to your
>> ideological opponents.
> I not only fought, I switched. The "huge aid and comfort to my ideological
> opponents" in my case was already given, when, as a young adult (having
> grown up in a Republican, White Russian monarchist, religious family) I
> evolved into an nontheist and liberal.

Oh, Olga. You miss my point entirely. Here you are again
speaking in defense of liberalism, and you are already a
liberal! It doesn't count to say, "oh in my misguided youth
I was a conservative; but I repent!". Do you understand how
your example was self-serving to your present ideological
beliefs? I mean today. With all the arguments and facts
from intelligent all over this list, on both sides.

> > (P.P.S. I don't think any of them will.)
> Lee, Lee, Lee ... and you accuse other people of being arrogant,
> sometimes, tsk, tsk. Don't put all liberals into the same box.

Hey, it is just a prediction. So far, no one has (well, I still
have about 10 posts yet to read, so as of this writing maybe someone
will). We shall see.


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