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October 24, 2012
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Fresh Ideas: Casting a vote is patriotic, not political

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right — for you’ll be criticized anyway.” — Eleanor RooseveltThis election has certainly brought out the worst in us. Campaign signs stolen and defaced. Aggressive confrontations in traffic and at public forums. Voter registrations trashed by third party registrars. Tolerance, courtesy and respect have become rare commodities indeed.I find it fascinating (frustrating, puzzling, amusing) how we decide where we stand politically. Perhaps that’s because folks in my own family — bless their hearts — span the entire spectrum from left to right. Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt of New York University explores …

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