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AtheistEgbert's Avatar Jump to comment 10 by AtheistEgbert

There is something in politics called identity politics, which has dominated how we think over the last fifty years, but it's the wrong way of understanding politics. Richard persistently tried to make the point that children are not made out of the identity of their parents ideological beliefs, and this is also true of each of us. We're not products of our traditions or our communities, rational opinions spring from our reason, and if we can't support our opinions, then we have no right to hold onto them strongly as part of our identity.

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:47:35 UTC | #921571