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Old 06-12-2019, 09:31 AM
Max S. is offline
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Originally Posted by octopus View Post
Civ IV liberalism is classical liberalism which is different than modern liberalism.
Nevertheless I always do a double take when someone uses "liberal" in a pejorative manner. And we didn't learn about "modern liberalism" in school, we learned about "progressivism". FDR, LBJ, MLK, etc. weren't normally described as "liberals", they were "progressives" (although they were liberals in the classical sense, too). Mind you we never learned about conservatism in school, except maybe one paragraph about Barry Goldwater stating that he opposed the New Deal and LBJ but lost. Then suddenly school was out and we had to turn in our textbooks.

~Max