Fundamentals of Liberal vs. Conservative thought
Last updated 11/20/2008 at Noon
On the precipice of a sharp turn to the Left, we should understand where this direction is likely to take us. Liberals believe there is only so much wealth to go around; therefore, if there are those who have more, it’s because others didn’t get their fair share. Conservatives believe that the opportunity for wealth is unlimited and those who are willing to work the hardest will have the most.
The Conservative view seems to be borne out by the fact that the Western world and particularly the US has become fabulously wealthy and though there’s plenty of rhetoric on the Left about how...