the meaning of moderate liberal .. which i admire “copied “

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So why did I call this blog The Moderate Liberal? Can one be both moderate and liberal? I believe so. In fact, I believe a true liberal almost has to be a moderate to be true to his or her convictions. Here is the relevant dictionary definitions of moderate and liberal:

 

mod·er·ate
adj.

  1. Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme: a moderate price.
  2. Not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate:a moderate climate.
  3. Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.

n.

One who holds or champions moderate views or opinions, especially in politics or religion.

lib·er·al
adj.

    1. Not limited to or by established, traditional, orthodox, or authoritarian attitudes, views, or dogmas; free from bigotry.
    2. Favoring proposals for reform, open to new ideas for progress, and tolerant of the ideas and behavior of others; broad-minded.
    3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of liberalism.
    4. Liberal Of, designating, or characteristic of a political party founded on or associated with principles of social and political liberalism, especially in Great Britain, Canada, and the United States.

n.

  1. A person with liberal ideas or opinions.
  2. Liberal A member of a Liberal political party.

I’m a liberal because I believe all people deserve liberty

I’m a moderate because I realize change is difficult

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