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This Is, Perhaps, The Difference Between The Right And Myself|
Lie down with dogs, get up with fleas.
|Date:||June 24th, 2011 04:58 pm (UTC)|| |
An argument that precludes ever spending time with anybody different from you, for fear you will be judged and labeled by the worst of their ideas.
The conflation of hideous bigotry with minor differences of opinion is not exactly the most compelling of arguments either.
|Date:||June 24th, 2011 06:33 pm (UTC)|| |
Also rejecting the possibility of changing their minds.
If you're talking about me, evangelism's not my job. If you're talking about the "moderate" right wing, I haven't noticed any of them criticizing the bigots, or doing anything but supporting their agenda.
Either way, frankly, if you reach adulthood still believing that it's all right to deny people basic human rights, I doubt anything I say is going to change your mind. I'd rather work on cutting out hypothetical-your influence among decent people.