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Originally posted by ZeroKnowledge
Not always. Person who is born to religious family will more likely be more conservative then person born to atheist one.
Originally posted by Choronzon
Without getting into who believes what politically. Why is conservatism always for the most part an instituionalized learned trait?
People aren't born conservative, and half of people stay liberal for a majority of their lives. But it appears that most conservatism is attatched to institutions. (Ex: religion, military, police, fraternities, family, closed socieities like the menanites, etc, etc...).
I'd like to hear your thoughts on Conservatism as a result of Institutionalism.
Originally posted by Johnmike
I'm a paleoconservative, kind of like a libertarian. Goldwater conservative in a sense. I've always really been, and the more I learn about economics and the impact of government policy, the more certain I become in my political beliefs.
(don't argue, read the bible. Jesus was a socialist).
Why is conservatism always for the most part an instituionalized learned trait?
Why [does] conservatism [seem to be] an institutionalized learned trait [, to me]?
In fact, if you do research into either the conservative or liberal sides of the US political system you will come to two conclusions. They all want to take away your freedom and they all will do or say anything to accomplish this.