Psycho-Babble Politics Thread 1090696

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Republican Upbringing

Posted by rjlockhart37 on July 19, 2016, at 21:52:03

so....i'm from dallas, i've been a republican and really that's all i know.....

i know that sounds wacky but i've been a republican since i was young, what are your thoughts on being this over a democrat?



Re: Republican Upbringing rjlockhart37

Posted by Chris O on September 10, 2016, at 21:15:22

In reply to Republican Upbringing, posted by rjlockhart37 on July 19, 2016, at 21:52:03

I think we are all, in one way or another, prisoners of our family's micro-cultural political and social belief systems, whether we like it or not. We are programmed at a very young age based on our economic and social status, and unless we are able to get a sense of complete control over our lives, have difficulty ever getting any type of distance from this early belief system.

Can you identify specific aspects of the GOP/Republican political platform that you agree with? It would be interesting to list them, just for your own information, I think.

As for me, I have voted Democrat my whole life, and I think I could make a list of the assumptions I am operating on responsible for that voting pattern.

Happy to dialogue about this.


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