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Liberals call conservatives names, claiming they are the bane of existence and the cause of all the problems in the world. Conservatives do the same to liberals. The hate spreads. The violence spreads. The rage grows.

Whites did it to blacks. Nazis did it to Jews. Non-Japanese Americans did it to Japanese Americans. How much of the destruction of society is caused because, on some days, one group wears the "blue collar" and other days they wear the "brown collar?" In response to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Jane Elliott devised the controversial and startling, "Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes" exercise. If children can succumb this quickly and easily to irrational discriminatory behavior, could it be that adults aren't any different? How do we determine between behavior rationally fitting of our scorn vs. irrational behavior that has little more basis than what political badge you wear? What are the similarities between liberals and conservatives? Are there fundamental differences between political parties and, if so, what are they?

Social reality or Mind control


Original posting by Braincrave Second Life staff on Jan 12, 2011 at http://www.braincrave.com/viewblog.php?id=431

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