Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 9 years ago

Why do liberals call themselves "independent thinkers" when they all believe the same progressive propaganda?

Is that funny? A bunch of "free thinkers" who all believe the same thing.

17 Answers

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
    Best answer

    Classic liberals aka libertarians are true free thinkers and defenders of freedom and liberty. 21st century liberals are nothing more than modern day collectivists who stand for totalitarian government control. Anyone with any experience debating a liberal on nationalized healthcare knows this. And that's just one issue. So in essence, progressives today are actually going backwards in their ideology, as it's nothing new and in fact already exists. Failed economic and social policies written by a guy named Karl Marx.

    As far as tolerance? It's laughable. 21st century liberals have tolerance for everyone except those whom they disagree with. That and heterosexual, Christian, white males.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    I do not believe that liberals are independent thinkers. I also do not believe that conservatives are independent thinkers. Should they be then there would be no need for their flocking to the likes of Rush, Beck, O'Reilly, Palin, Hannity, Savage, Berry, LaVine, Pauges - well you get the message. Don't you? At least you get THEIR message, don't you?

  • Green
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Nice generalization there, I suppose you think all conservatives are flawless also.. right? Because, obviously liberals are the only ones capable of being sheeple while conservatives all are rational thinkers, not at all swayed by the media or group thought.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Oh, don't get me started on what liberals believe and the conflicting reality. They also believe themselves to be more highly educated when, in fact, the statistics speak otherwise. Unfortunately, this erroneous belief and the ignorant belief that being educated in one area makes you an expert in all areas has rather disastrous affects. For example, Obama, whose education is strictly in the legal field, believes himself to be sufficiently knowledgeable and educated in business despite his complete lack of education in the area and absolutely no business experience to speak of, to lecture the chamber of commerce on how businesses should be operated and their priorities.

    I just find this amazing. So, no. Independence of thought and intellect on a par with a bumpersticker. Don't even get me started on their 'coexist' bumperstickers. The ignorance knows no bounds.

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  • 9 years ago

    What is liberal propaganda I supposedly believe?

    Liberalism covers a wide range of political beliefs. Liberals don't all believe the same thing.

    I am so sick of the hate in this section. What is your problem? Why are you being so hateful and intolerant?

  • 9 years ago

    Good point, though of course, the same applies to any ideologue.

    Source(s): Moderate Democrat.
  • Jay
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    Yeah, we all believe the truth.

    President Clinton: The United States on Track to Pay Off the Debt by End of the Decade

    Former Republican Congressman Indicted For Terrorist Money Laundering

    The Republican NY Senate Majority Leader was convicted of corruption.

    The Chairman of the Florida Republican Party is under criminal indictment and waiting for trial

    The mob-linked Republican crooks that Giuliani recommended and Bush nominated to be the head of Homeland Security is a prison inmate.

    Gov. Rick Perry approved $4.5 million for donor's start-up firm without regional board's OK

  • 9 years ago

    it is like the goths, they profess to be and want to be individuals but yet, they only hang out with people who look and act the same. i see what you mean and it is funny.

  • 9 years ago

    They try to legitimize themselves as best they can.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    They all independently read "Rules for Radicals."

    From there on, they all goose step in unison.

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