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Response to Garrett78 (Reply #34)

Mon May 2, 2016, 10:34 PM

37. Some people are better at thinking for themselves than others.

Some people are easily persuaded or easily brainwashed. One can even belong to a certain party and still not agree with everything the party stands for since they can "reason" or think for themselves. One can be influenced by others up to a point, yet they can still think for themselves and realize it. It seems to me with all this back and forth crap going on with the Hillary and Sanders supporters that people are trying to convince others to vote "their way." It actually is a turn off and with some people will discourage them to possibly not vote or to never vote for the person they didn't vote for in the primaries if their candidate doesn't make it. Anger is not advantageous and I see a lot of it on DU. I am a Democrat. I also happen to be in the Sanders corner for many reasons. My reasons are mine, not yours or anyone else's just as my vote is mine. I am 66 years old. I am not easily persuaded by people or what I read or hear. I can use my "empty phrase" of thinking for myself along with some good old fashion common sense. Thinking for one's self is far from empty.

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