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August 17, 2013

Helpless people want everyone else to be helpless.

And it could be said that conservatives aspire to be what people tend to think an iPhone is — a cool, smart gadget loaded up with software applications and all kinds of wonderful capabilities — whereas liberals aspire to be what the gadget really is, which is merely a token engaging the network, which is the real product being sold. The network has the capabilities, and all that money paid for the fancy phone is actually a subscription to the services that maintain the network. The smartphone actually does very little. In fact maybe, for that analogy to work, I should say the conservatives aspire to be the Leatherman. Liberals are more like a GPS receiver. House of Eratosthenes

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 17, 2013 8:34 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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