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Old 03-10-2012, 10:19 AM   #21
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Most of us go out of our way to avoid listening to anything that rocks our existing beliefs apple cart. Itís human nature whichÖbecause we humans really do have this proclivity to tune out those who canít confirm our pre-existing beliefs.
I'm seeing this more and more even in myself...especially of late. I must say, that I don't like that I'm guilty of it as well.
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Old 03-10-2012, 10:23 AM   #22
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...I see lots of evidence that they are succeeding at getting their members or people sympathetic to them into elected office and have attained positions of influence very high in the American government.

I've seen where people with agendas get on school boards and attempt to do things on the local level. So far, when things start going well away from the mainstream, the courts have ruled for common sense. It would be scary if justices no longer did that.
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