Thursday, April 5, 2018
A Trump administrator makes a compassionate socially responsible decision. How long will he last? By Hal Brown Comments
How long will he keep his job?
The first thing I read this morning was the title of an opinion piece in the New York Times. It gave me my excerpt of the day.
Deeply embedded in conservative and liberal politics are two different models of the family. Conservatism is based on a Strict Father model, while liberalism is centered on a Nurturant Parent model. These two models of the family give rise to different moral systems.
Three trends — polarization, media change, and the rise of what many people see as threats to the traditional social order — have contributed to a growing divide within American politics. It is a divide between those who place heavy value on social order and cohesion relative to those who value personal autonomy and independence.