From: Walter Hicks (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 23 2003 - 13:04:32 EST
I would suggest that the difference between Joel and Glenn is not a question of
the Hubbert curve, but rather one of preconceived philosophies. It is just the
same old liberal versus conservative outlooks (IMO) and has nothing to do with
I personally never much cared for these "canned" political philosophies which do
not think out all aspects and do not consider _all_ sides and consequences of an
I came across an interesting website that proclaimed the following conservative (I
Anyone have a corresponding liberal one? (Burgy?)
> Differences between liberals and conservatives
> by Clifford D. May, Scripps Howard News Service
> Conservatives value freedom. Liberals value equality.
> Liberals believe in aid. Conservatives believe in investment.
> Conservatives believe government is the problem and people are the solution. Liberals believe people are the problem and government is the solution.
> Liberals know conservatives are unfeeling. Conservatives know liberals are unthinking.
> Conservatives want to save civilization. Liberals want to save wilderness.
> Liberals believe there are political solutions to economic and moral problems. Conservatives believe there are economic and moral solutions to political problems.
> Conservatives value individual responsibility. Liberals value social responsibility.
> Liberals think illegal immigrants are exploited in America. Conservatives think illegal immigrants wouldn't keep coming here if the liberals were correct about what happens to them.
> not in the original column
> Conservatives believe in capital punishment but not abortion. Liberals believe in abortion but not capital punishment.
> Liberals believe war is best averted by disarming. Conservatives believe war is best averted by preparing for war.
> Conservatives think equal opportunity means best person wins. Liberals think equal opportunity means equal results.
I'm a libertarian at heart and am happiest when the Government is figuring out
ways to get out of my hair.
Walt Hicks <email@example.com>
In any consistent theory, there must
exist true but not provable statements.
You can only find the truth with logic
If you have already found the truth
without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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