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A man in search of the best tomorrow. Current theme song:Duke Dumont's Ocean Drive
A man in search of the best tomorrow. Current theme song:Duke Dumont's Ocean Drive

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In just reading this in cursory, I would say the problem lay in the way many Liberals communicate their displeasure. (I am liberal, BTW.)

But, the ability to simply say things, instead of the tortured language gymnastics Rachel Cusk performed to say, "people are rude, and should be more polite (herself included)," reflects the divide.

The liberals rant in voluminous fashion, filling up the ether - parsing together narratives, commentary, and logical flows into 5,000 word pieces. A conservative - he tweets 140 characters! LOL.

So, the divide is simple: make your point quickly. I realize the NYT is pretty heady stuff for most. I don't pretend to subscribe or read it regularly.

Also, the idea of politeness is flawed. Politeness is not a virtue - I could make the worst case that some Nazis were polite to the Jews in the days leading up to WWII. Does that make them any better? Hell no. It also is not listed here - http://www.virtuesforlife.com/virtues-list/

One real virtue is being honest, and yet accessible to the fact you don't know everything (humility), and sharing your limitations (modesty), and not foisting your ideals onto others(respect), while maintaining yours (self-discipline) - helps.

The fact is: the world is an unforgiving place for policy changes. The shifts are swinging too wildly from one extreme to the other. We lack clarity and balance. The Globalization of capital, labor, technology, and ideology, has enhanced the waves of discord, mistrust, and confusion. We just don't like to change this fast. It upsets us. Causes one to question: what/why did I learn things that don't help me now?

Anyways, I posit this is a happy medium for length of writing (compromise). 
Area people rude because they are unhappy? Rachel Cusk

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A slow burn electronica song...excellent. Could be a inclusion in a TV show at a crucial moment. I predict it.

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One of my favorite solos from any U2 song. Bass grooves here too!

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Johnny Marr proving he's always worth a listen. Like this version -- it has a different vibe, a happier one.

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This is my new jam.

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Adulting is so hard.
Where the hellz are they when ya need dem! L.O.L.!!
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$1.99 for a ton of information! Try it - what else you doing - Angry Birds can wait! Halo is in cease fire. Game of Thrones...ok, you win.

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Slow Burning awesomeness! I heard this surfing on XM...and well, boom, I had to promote it! Should go to the top of the US pop charts...with a little remixing. Just a smidgen.
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