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    What actually is it? My understanding is flimsy.

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    A political orientation that favors social progress by reform and by changing laws rather than by revolution.
    Not that it means that any more.

    Nowadays it's communists like Nick Clegg imposing their self righteous beliefs onto everyone.

    (Original post by Weevle)
    What actually is it? My understanding is flimsy.

    Liberalism (from the Latin liberalis) is a political philosophy or worldview founded on ideas of liberty and equality. Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but generally they support ideas such as free and fair elections, civil rights, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, free trade, and private property.

    The modern form of liberalism. It's a Jewish thing like the modern form of democracy. Liberty and equality are the watch-words of Jewish social liberalism which had its roots in the French Revolution.
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