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Goldstein1984 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-13-09 09:32 PM
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5. If things keep going as well as they are here, we may be...
emulating them involuntarily before long.

I was sitting in a coffee shop recently, and I listened to two perfectly ordinary people discussing "the coming revolution." I joined their conversation, and I learned they were progressive liberals who had recently checked out of the Democratic Party because it wasn't Left enough for them. Since I did the same thing ten years ago, I welcomed them to the club. More and more people, I think, are wondering about quality of life.

As the analysis in this OP shows, our ideas about how good things are here might be based on some incorrect metrics.

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