CDZ A Renaissance of Reality.

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    I agree DT is not presidential, my choice was Jeb Bush. But he is POTUS, and therefore the leader of the Nation. The Common Man, is finding new impetus to take back his duty to participate in his country by supporting its traditions and working to improve it's faults. The renaissance of government of the people. ALL the people.
     
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    To me Politics and Politicians are not people! That is a persona they adopt in order to accomplish a goal, and doesn't necessarily reflect beliefs or personality. To afford change, one must first get elected!I have a degree in Political Science, and learned how to manipulate people and results of elections. I am now of the mind that a Monarchy is superior. Not by birth, but by training!
     
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    Do you have dark skin?
    She was a woman of grace and culture, but seemed defensive! Perhaps it was the hour, or perhaps she wanted to be alone with her escort. It was my friend the bartender who introduced us. Many people find me threatening until they get to know me, and I don't know why.
     
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    Spot on! That is exactly why I posted it! Living in other cultures teaches that there are many ways to accomplish a goal. Culture is a cage, that demands compliance. Experiencing many cultures removes the bars of conviction!
     
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    As a self proclaimed "realist" I think you have hit on some fairly decent points that could easily be supported with anecdotal evidence. That kind of makes one of your points right there. However, you have not recognized people like me who are genuine seekers of truth, facts and enlightenment and who refuse to have those facts (and reality) summarily ignored or discarded - regardless of how uncomfortable that truth may be.
     
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    “Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.”

    Mahatma Gandhi
     
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    My problem is that what was true in my youth, is no longer true as I have travelled the world.
     
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    Weird.

    I've traveled the world quite a bit myself and the truth never changed for me at all.
     
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    In its present form, in its current usage, "The Truth" is not some ethereal, universal, ubiquitous fact on which we are all obligated to agree.

    It currently means "stuff I'm personally just SURE of", which is nothing more than opinion.
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    If you cling to dogmatic belief, then experience means nothing. Different cultures have different truths, and occasionally go to War to prove who's right!
    If you believe that you knew the truth, when you were young, then you never grew up!


    What people believe prevails over the truth.

    SOPHOCLES, fragment, The Sons of Aleus



     

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