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kleinbl00  ·  550 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: "Any forum with free speech and little to no moderation becomes right wing"

More importantly, liberal thought is about inclusion and expansion of values, while conservative thought is about protectionism and exclusion of threats.

Any conversation between the two schools of thought invariably devolves to what is or is not a threat and what is or is not a value which becomes "that thing you believe in? We need to keep it out" which pushes the conservatives into isolationism.

One friend of mine observes any time he can that the biggest booster of liberal thought is travel... while another friend of mine is a flight attendant who voted for Trump.