05 Nov '11, 3pm

New blog entry: Political divisiveness is all about time -- how we value and invest time

New blog entry: Political divisiveness is all about time -- how we value and invest time

Political Divisiveness — A Matter of Time November 5, 2011 / Opinion , Psychology / 0 Comments After reading on the recent debates on Occupy Wall Street in the US and watching the parliamentary speeches in Singapore, I’ve gained a new perspective on political divisiveness. I always assumed that political division was just a bunch of old farts vs a legion of hippies. Actually, it’s not too far off, but there’s a more profound (and useful) way of perceiving this divisiveness. It’s time. To be more precise, how we value and invest time. The left-leaning rhetoric — things like We are the 99% or the debut parliamentary speech by Singapore’s opposition MP Chen Show Mao — are always centered around future-oriented ideals — it’s always about building a future society that upholds justice, equality, freedom. Example of left-wing rhetoric And on the right, their language is all abou...

Full article: http://nanyate.com/opinion/political-divisiveness-a-matte...

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