lcorbin at rawbw.com
Fri Oct 12 01:27:19 UTC 2007
I just happened to email Jeff on this same subject, but Richard has
now raised my query explicitly.
> Please be careful about using words like "progressives" in discussing
> this matter, lest you fall prey to the kind of carelessness you are
> "Progressives" do not give credence to the conspiracy theories any more
> than you do, and my understanding is that Samantha is not coming from a
> "progressive" POV at all.
> The vast majority of progressives believe that....
Are most of the people I used to rail against as (American) "liberals" now
calling themselves "progressives"?
For those who are, is there much consciousness, do you think, of a link
with the historical Progressive Movement of 1890 - 1920? (See the wikipedia
The very psychology of changing labels---if not orientations---is very interesting
and reflects something about our thought processes (or at least about the thought
processes of some of us).
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