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Wed Aug 15, 2012, 04:06 PM

18. Well, one can say that first presenting her philosophy

in a fiction form was a great error for Ayn Rand. I personally wouldn't want to see a liberal political philosophy presented in a fiction form.

I just remembered another big left thinker: Jeremy Rifkin. I bought his masterwork Empathic Civilization, started reading it, but haven't really gotten back to it and not because it lacked intriguing content. I just haven't had the time. I think he might be a very suitable candidate for what the OP is seeking. This is his website:

http://empathiccivilization.com/

However, I think it's good to not get stuck on any one author or book as representative of progressivism because it can become dogmatic. The thing about ideas is they get old or become obsolete or were just never right to begin with and I don't think it serves humanity well to become obsessed and subservient to any ideas that don't move with Time but get stuck in the past. We always have to be updating our software.

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