Liberalism Essay | Liberalism Versus Conservatism

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Liberalism Versus Conservatism

Summary: Conservatives advocate minimal government economical intervention reduced individual rights, non-charitable welfare programs, and a determination to remain loyal to sometimes outdated tradition. Liberals support an active state and federal government, individual freedom, efforts to aid the disadvantaged, and the forward mobility and progress of society.
Abraham Lincoln once said, " What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried"" In our present society Conservatives are seen as adherers to tradition, while Liberals are seen as reformers of it. Conservatives advocate minimal government economical

intervention reduced individual rights, non-charitable welfare programs, and a determination to remain loyal to sometimes outdated tradition. Liberals support an active state and federal government, individual freedom, efforts to aid the disadvantaged, and the forward mobility and progress of society. Liberalism is the idealistic political philosophy because it allows us to evolve as a society through the reformation and changes that coincide with changing national sentiments and needs. The economy and jobs, energy independence, and education are three current political issues that can be supported with Liberal philosophy.

In regards to the issue of the economy and jobs, the Liberal philosophy advocates...

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