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  •  Actually I do care. Because some of them are (3+ / 0-)
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    persuadable, and all of us are fellow Americans.

    Most of them are inflexible thinkers, much as we progressives or liberals can be inflexible in our own thinking.

    I do know that when right wingers take into account where I'm coming from as a part of their trying to explain their own positions, I'm more willing to listen.

    That's one more thing to add to my long list of small problems. --my son, age 10

    by concernedamerican on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 10:22:41 AM PDT

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    •  "some groups bear more blame than others" (1+ / 0-)
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      elwior

      Not sure what you mean by this, but I don't see that as helpful or even accurate, if you're referring to ethnic or religious or liguistic groups.

      •  I see what you mean. It does sound divisive (1+ / 0-)
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        but the point is that such people think about the world in this way.  How to signal to them that you "get" where they're coming from, so that they'll be receptive to your message?

        That's one more thing to add to my long list of small problems. --my son, age 10

        by concernedamerican on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 11:01:42 AM PDT

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