Trivia time: are classical and modern liberals similar?

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How similar are classical and modern liberals?

  1. Very Similar

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  2. Similar

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  3. Different

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  4. 100% different

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  1. Liberty
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    *Jeopardy theme plays*
     
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    Liberals in the 18th century looked at their society and determined what they could do to make it better
    Liberals of today look at society and determine what they can do to make it better

    Conservatives resist them
     
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    LOL, no one else knows? That's fucking sad.
     
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    100% different.

    18th century liberals overthrew tyrants.

    Today's "liberals" are all good with tyranny, as long as they're the ramrods.
     
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    The Poll is improperly worded.

    To be truly Jeopardy-ized, it should read:


    Answer: 100% Different

    - How does rdean differ from other insane moonbats?
    - How different are classical vs. modern liberals?
    - How similar are Barack Obama and Richard Nixon?

    and so on in a similar vein.
     
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    "Classical" Liberal is a made up Conservative term that Conservatives use to make themselves feel good about standing in the way of progress.

    Liberalism is a mindset that is constantly growing and changing.

    To help..

    And Conservative

    Conservatives seek to preserve the traditional order. Conservatives love a powerful government dominated by leaders that are chosen by "divinity" or force. These sorts of governments include Monarchy, Aristocracy, Dictatorship, Theocracy and Plutocracy.

    Liberals on the other hand favor government that are inclusive of the governed. Like in Democracy or Representative governments like Republics.
     
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    Total lie...But to be expected from the socialist stooges who've hijacked the term liberal, in order to hide their true authoritarian proclivities.

    Classical liberalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Sallow...do you want to know the true nature of liberalism written by the man who defined it in the mid 17th century?

    Read this, it is free.
    Two treatises on government - Google Books

    After reading it, explain to me how any of that relates with modern liberalism. I will wait.
     
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