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Our Partisan Divide


Last updated 6/26/2017 at 5:50pm

As part of an exchange of opposing political opinions, a co-worker of mine recently concluded an otherwise thought-provoking email with a barb attributing the origin of the term “progressive” to Karl Marx. I replied that one could similarly site Adolf Hitler as a leading proponent of domination justified by claims to “natural supremacy.”

Both legacies infect our current partisan divide, but neither nullifies the validity of a beneficial balance between inclusion and exclusion, between altruistic outreach and setting personal boundaries. Both caring for others and standing up for o...

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