Originally Posted by Warfish
Thank you, but I'll use whatever terms I feel are appropriate to the issues at hand.
You're free to disagree with my choice of terms, or the appropriateness of them, but you have no control over my decision to use them or not, or to determine for me what I "need" to do, my friend.
If you have a replacement term for an increase in Government Power, Authority and Taxation atthe expense of the individual for the purpose of redistribution and socialist/social wefare/collective interest liberal/progressive policies, feel free to let me know.
Otherwsie, I'll stick with collectivist.
Collectivism is too broad a term, Warfish. It means so many things in so many different societies. As does freedom.
If you're going to b*tch about "fairness" and words like that, then be consistent and don't throw around collectivist when it can mean anything from America in the present, America 50 years ago, China in the present, China 50 years ago, the Soviet Union, Nazi Germany, Finland, Iceland, the UK, moder day Germany, France and every democracy that ever existed.
Those are all collectivist and all very different.