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All Liberals over the age of 45 - Take heed

  1. BloodRedPen profile image70
    BloodRedPenposted 4 years ago

    Warning a recent study found that almost 100% of people over the age of 45 that identified themselves as LIBERAL can to some degree be effected by this http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 … 112023.htm

    Just letting you know - Your friend BloodRedPen

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
      Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      And you think this is about liberals? Nice try. I am a liberal and I have accepted the fact that the world has changed and I have no desire to go back to the 1950s. Who is suffering from Peter Pan syndrome here?

      1. moneyfairy profile image60
        moneyfairyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Agreed!!!

        1. BloodRedPen profile image70
          BloodRedPenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          This was all posted TONGUE and CHEEK - Sorry if I offended smile

          1. Barefootfae profile image60
            Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            No you just proved that they have no sense of humor and can't take what they dish out. Proven!

            1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
              Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              And if it had been stated that All conservatives over the age of 45 are ... whatever. You would not comment on it?

              1. Barefootfae profile image60
                Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                Oh sure but usually if you  are a Conservative here your comments fall on deaf ears and you are told to stop whining.

      2. gmwilliams profile image82
        gmwilliamsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Uninvited Writer:  I read this inane nonsense.    My reaction:  ********* please!   Peter Pan Syndrome, my ******!    In my opinion, it is the conservatives who do not want to grow up and mature.    They still believe that LGBT people should be closeted, everyone should be religious, women should be only wives and mothers, etc.   Need I say more?     The definition of an immature person is a person who wants everyone to be like him/her and becomes quite upset and often vitriolic when they are not!   Liberals are definitely not that at all- we want inclusion for everyone, not just the selected few!   It is the CONSERVATIVES who do not like others disagreeing with THEM!

        Also, Liberals are more likely to be happier,zestier, and are ageless  because we believe in seeing all aspects of life and society.   CONSERVATIVES just rust away with age...............things tend to become atrophied with disuse and continuing to do the same thing the way it ALWAYS has been done-hmmmmmm!

        1. Barefootfae profile image60
          Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          You have an amazing stereotype going on there.
          It has no basis in reality you know.

          1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
            Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Sort of like the OP

      3. Barefootfae profile image60
        Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I keep hearing about the 1950's and cannot possibly imagine a more harmless American environment and am wondering what the Liberal issue is with that era?

        1. Mark Knowles profile image59
          Mark Knowlesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Segregation?

          1. Barefootfae profile image60
            Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Is that all? Completely subvert a way of life to take care of one issue?
            Don't see that that was necessary but anyway....

        2. Josak profile image60
          Josakposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Homophobia, segregation, religious intolerance, racial inequality and persecution of leftists and suspected leftists in "witch trials", no it was a great time tongue

          1. gmwilliams profile image82
            gmwilliamsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Josak, YOU and I KNOW THIS!   THAT WAS THE REAL 1950s,  the Conservatives are discussing the TV 1950s a la HAPPY DAYS.  Fa la la la la(sarcasm).

            1. Barefootfae profile image60
              Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              So it was a terrible place to live then huh?

              1. getitrite profile image79
                getitriteposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                Ignorance is bliss.

                1. Barefootfae profile image60
                  Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                  I contend we could have dealt with a couple of issues but we had a moral society where you heard Yes Sir, No Sir, Yes Ma'am. No ma'am.
                  Now I realize you should impose such things because somehow that is racist or whatever the bassackwards reasoning will be here but I think in retrospect we should look in retrospect to what we really had.

                  1. getitrite profile image79
                    getitriteposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                    But saying Yes Sir and Yes Ma'am does not equate to morality.  That's just public etiquette.



                    Let's see:

                    McCarthyism
                    Segregation
                    Discrimination/Jim Crow
                    Forced School Prayer
                    Child Abuse
                    Abuse of the Poor
                    Spousal Abuse
                    Poverty
                    Lynchings

                    Oh yeah we were so HAPPY!!!

              2. Josak profile image60
                Josakposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                It was a comparatively bad time to live.

          2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
            Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Not to mention fear of nuclear annihilation...

        3. Uninvited Writer profile image83
          Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Because it was not like that in real life...

          1. Barefootfae profile image60
            Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Funny....i was alive then and I could swear it was real life......

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          Sooner28posted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Sexism, homophobia, and racial segregation were major parts of this era.

          There was also paranoia about communism, and the threat of a soviet  nuclear attack.

          Read some history man.

          On a brighter note, taxes were much higher on the rich!  It wasn't all bad wink.

  2. pisean282311 profile image54
    pisean282311posted 4 years ago

    c i always knew that to be liberal one requires experience of life , maturity and composure...this study proves it...tongue

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago

    I agree, some things were better. I was brought up to say please and thank you and I never was allowed to sit on the bus if an adult was standing. However, life was certainly not good for everyone. If you towed the line and did what was expected of you it was fine, however deviations from the norm were not allowed.

    1. Barefootfae profile image60
      Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Life is certainly not good for everyone now either.
      Am I not right?
      But then again we just gave the Great Compromiser four more years and it should all be straight after that if we remove all traces of 50's"ism" from our society. Right?

    2. gmwilliams profile image82
      gmwilliamsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      ANNOUNCER:  Oh the 1950s, what a WONDERFUL time to live in.   Children were seen, not heard!  Women were to be oh so feminine and to be happy in the kitchen-Little Miss Happy Homemaker!  Yes, little girls were brought up to be docile and so acquiesently ladylike, the womanly ideal- to be rescued by a prince/king in shining armor and LIVE HAPPILY EVER AFTER!  Boys had to be little he-men, no sensitivities allowed- BEING FOREVER STOIC EVEN IF IT HURTS!    Gays-well, shhhh, no such thing at all- you know THEY'RE SO .......DIFFERENT, YA KNOW!  Blacks, Asians, and Latinos, yes what about.........THEM?     The 1950s...........what a BEAUTIFUL, WONDERFUL ERA, A TOTAL BLAST OF THE GOOD OLD DAYS!   

      BLEEEEAAAAHHHH!

      1. Barefootfae profile image60
        Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        There can be little doubt that the Liberal mind is the most negative of all. Everyone is viewed in terms of stereotypes. Everyone.

        1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
          Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          I like how you argue against stereotypes by stereotyping liberals... Women were expected to conform to those stereotypes in the 50s, those who didn't were punished by society.

          1. Barefootfae profile image60
            Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Yeeeeesssssss!
            Just like you are punished by society now for not being politically correct.
            Difference?
            Christmas is coming. Oh yes I used the C-word!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            Horrors! Just watch how many lawsuits are filed over trees and manger scenes and such and talk to me about societal punishment.

            1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
              Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              Oh, here we go again. The War on Christmas... roll

            2. Josak profile image60
              Josakposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              I have yet to meet anyone who cares if you say Christmas. I firmly believe there are very very few such people.

              1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
                Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                I agree. I say Merry Christmas and I don't even believe in God. Christmas is much more than a Christian holiday.

              2. Josak profile image60
                Josakposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                I also suspect you would offend and anger a lot more people walking around saying Happy Saturnalia (Christmases original Roman name before it was hijacked by Christianity) than you would saying happy Christmas let alone happy Eids.

  4. maxoxam41 profile image75
    maxoxam41posted 4 years ago

    I've never liked Peter Pan, now I know why, I never could associate myself with him!

  5. Mighty Mom profile image89
    Mighty Momposted 4 years ago

    Why this sudden fascination with the 1950s?
    Why not choose, instead, the 1940s?
    Seems to me Americans were civil and cordial and respectful during that decade. But they also dropped (at least temporarily) their prejudices and stereotypes and all pulled together.

    But realistically, we can't unring the bell of social progress any more than we can unring the bell of technological progress.

    Much as some of us luddites might yearn for the days when phones had dials or push buttons and were stuck to walls. And term papers were typed on Selectrics....
    Sunday, Monday, Happy Days!!!
    smile

    1. Barefootfae profile image60
      Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I'm not trying to be a Luddite but do  you have to change E V E R Y T H I N G?????????????????????
      I think not.

      1. Mighty Mom profile image89
        Mighty Momposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I'm a Luddite of sorts.
        Change for change's sake is not necessarily a good thing.
        Would gladly halt the devolution of language and critical thinking

  6. tammybarnette profile image59
    tammybarnetteposted 4 years ago

    This is very interesting to me and this is why, I have heard oh so many conservatives tell me they were liberals until they grew up....Well, I thought about the way way I raised my children and the programming of television they were allowed to watch, they were taught manners, to listen, to share, to take turns, to not judge others, to "kil'em with kindness, to not waiste, to clean up after themselves, to pitch in, to give to others, to be kind, to never be a bully but always stand up to one, to work hard in school and at their jobs, to be responsible, to pray,etc. etc......If that is not a liberal, I don't know what is, and that makes me oh so very proud to be one smile

    1. Barefootfae profile image60
      Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      What you aren't getting Tammy, is us just terrible hateful child eating Conservatives are like that too.
      There is a lie out there and it is used against both ideologies. THAT is what I try and point out......fruitlessly.

      1. tammybarnette profile image59
        tammybarnetteposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I do not think your a bad person Fae, I think your really cool actually, we just disagree politically, that's all, and I appreciate that you stand up for what you believe ...we are not all wrong or right, and we can only move forward together, I want to see healing and less division.

        1. Barefootfae profile image60
          Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Tammy if you want to see healing it has to start with the people who consistently characterize only one not Liberal as evil. You know they do it they do it here and they do it in the national media. Daily. Probably twice since I have been typing this.

          1. tammybarnette profile image59
            tammybarnetteposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Fae, They do it the other way around too, but I can only control me...So that is where we start, with ourselves, right smile

            1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
              Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              True, I've heard people saying that every single person who voted for Obama is lazy, out of work, on welfare, a non-tax payer,a  loose woman (yes, they have said that but less politely), etc.

          2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
            Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            I guess I listen to different media than you do because I don't hear that. What are specific comments? Not comments commenting on specific people and their actions but about ALL conservatives.

            1. Barefootfae profile image60
              Barefootfaeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

              You are right......you aren't hearing the one's doing that.

      2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
        Uninvited Writerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I don't believe all conservatives are bad. I've never said they are. I know both want what they think is best for their country.

  7. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago

    But, I really am sick of conservative vs liberal. Most people are just trying to live their lives and many are not interested in politics. Besides, most people are not exclusively liberal or exclusively conservative in their beliefs.

  8. profile image60
    Southernmapartposted 4 years ago

    What have "liberals" to do with the Peter Pan Syndrome?  Nothing!  The issue exists across liberal/conservative boundaries.  Also, the age of 45 years is not accurate, but should be 35 years when you look for an individual to have taken responsibility.  Sorry, but this hub is pointless.

    1. profile image59
      txbk40posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      @Uninvited Writer-- That's what they are saying around here.  Very embarrassing.

 
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