Socialism Viewed Positively by 36% of Americans
Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 2:47:59 PM by Starman417
Admittedly, I approached this article with a mixture of fear and anger. Setting aside these feelings and, valiantly I may add, resisting the urge to break something, I read. It was not until approximately 1/2 complete, that the actual story was revealed:
“Exactly how Americans define “socialism” or what exactly they think of when they hear the word is not known”
It occurs to me, that this statement encapsulates much of what I believe to be a the failings and ills of society today.
Gone are the days, if they once existed, of opinions rooted in fact and study. Regardless of your thought of socialism, should not an individual have, at the very least, a general understanding of an issue prior to lending their thoughts a voice? I cannot help but feel, that this seemingly minor issue, lies curled at the base of the majority of the problems we face as Americans today. The consistent failure, day in and out, to truly define that which you stand for and against has become an anchor on this great nation.
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