Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: Political language and discourse

  • Liberal or Conservative?

    Liberal or Conservative?

    I wonder if the language politicians use to describe their political beliefs should be aptly termed, “liberal” or “conservative.” I think these categories are obsolete and no longer provide an adequate description of where people stand in the political spectrum of ideas. We talk about this person being liberal or that person being conservative, but as I have thought…