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Outstanding vision and wise arguments Frank,

"When you meet unionists outside of the current political context of Northern Ireland, you frequently find them to be as cosmopolitan, progressive, and diverse as anyone else."

Each and every generation should have a perception they can move forward on their ideals. Youth has the future of a nation. By definition conservatism retains the old and status quo, void of change to more progressive ideals. As leading politicians stay in power for decades longer than in the 20th century, conservatism wins by perpetuation.

Gerontocracy: the oppression the youth of the country encounter... | by Osei-Poku Legon university - April 16, 2013 |

The Brezhnev era is clearly ending. This October he will mark his fifteenth year as the head of the Party, a span at least four years longer than Nikita Khrushchev's official term. In December, he will be 73 and next spring he will, if he holds on, pass Stalin as the oldest Soviet leader ever to hold the top Party position.

I had in concept a diary on this aspect of politics ...

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Fri Apr 28th, 2023 at 08:12:00 AM EST
And Biden will be 86 by the time his second term ends...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Apr 28th, 2023 at 09:20:24 AM EST
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