Poorly formatted and poorly constituted argument: about validity of ideals and philosophical principles and less about the choices to be made.
The various aspects of the issue that are existential become, in effect, proxy for aspects of ideology i.e. how to interpret reality. It's the latter that citizens need to grapple with.
There will never be a clearly obvious resolution of the question left VS right. But there's no good reason that this eternal tension should derail governance and ham-string the legislative process.
Arguments on the issues need to be more based on the facts, our best information, and less on then ideological principles and philosophical ideals that form our interpretations of those facts, the factors by which each individual forms his or her opinion.
Let's create a shared knowledge base; where we cannot form an ideological consensus let's at least agree on the facts of the case.
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