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What have you changed your mind about?

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    AnalogousMethodposted 3 years ago

    What is some political position you have changed your mind about because of a discussion you had with someone else?

    For me, I would say stimulus spending. I used to think that it was ok, but I have come to realize that stimulus spending can't be used because our government has shown they will not use it properly or responsibly.

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      John Holdenposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      CPR is wrong because somebody who did not know what they were doing killed somebody!

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      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Oh my goodness, I think this is such a great premise for a thread, but does it have to be political only?

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      MelissaBarrettposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      A poster on these forums (who has since deleted his account) was very pro-gun. I was very anti-gun. While I still lean towards gun-control, I am far more moderate. He made good points... when he wasn't being a defensive arse.

      I miss him muchly.

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        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        That's awesome.

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    Beth37posted 3 years ago

    Wait, never mind. My answer is political. When I was very young I would have thought voting republican was the best choice, but now I am much more open minded to voting for the best person for the job as opposed to their affiliation. It's a very simple notion, I know, but as we age, we mature... hopefully. smile

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      Tblandposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I was a lot more liberal when I was younger following family tradition. But I have become more conservative as I get older and as I watch this country spiral out of control. It's not just politics either, look at the entertain world, the sub-standard schools. We have more tech than we can teach people how to use it...But that's just me.

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        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        That's why I love the idea for this thread. In time, we usually change for the better (hopefully) and personal growth is such an interesting topic... especially b/c it takes humility to say, "I was wrong, but I'm learning."