Sunday, May 31, 2009

Politics.

I don't like discussing politics with anyone but my husband. He approaches it in such an intelligent calm way. We never argue, even when we disagree. He can make good arguments for both sides. It helps me understand the two majorities and helps me look at all the issues. I wish more people could handle politics the way my husband does. I guess though he's just like that with most things...

This weekend I learned that in an ideal world I would want socialism to take place, not capitalism. But we don't live in an ideal world. So I want to find a balance... There really isn't a balance so we lean towards capitalism. Which I'm okay with. I also learned that while I do not agree with the murder of babies, I might be pro-choice. I'm still sorting through things...

I believe in equal rights. But I'm still struggling with gay marriage. I do not want to impose my beliefs on anyone. Yet, what next if this ever gets overturned? I think I support it. But I'm not sure.

5 comments:

Beautifully.Conjured.Up said...

Politics is a very touchy subject with people. I enjoy talking about it with people, for I love a debate. However, when the conversation becomes disrespectful, that's when I back away.

I've mentioned how I feel about gay marriage on my blog...'nuff said about that, LOL. If it was to pass, I would still be respectuful of other people views...hopefully they will be respectufl of my views.

Moorea Seal said...

oh man, there are a few things that i feel extremely passionately about in politics, and for the most part I lean pretty far left. but i try really hard to understand different sides. for the most part though, i think it's usually better if i keep my mouth shut in groups where i perhaps have disagreeing opinions. i really hope i can end up with someone who is nice and calm and balanced when it comes to politics. or i need to be with someone who is as idealistic as me. we shall see in time i guess...

timewilltell said...

Man. This whole gay marriage thing has been on my heart a lot lately... So much to consider. It's breaking my heart! Good to know that I'm not the only one struggling with it. I'll pray for you--please do the same for me!

Anonymous said...

It's 2009 people. Come back down to earth.

Gerri said...

Being an open and aware Christian can be challenging for me. I can relate to your struggle of finding balance. Honoring God as well as going with what feels right in MY spirit. I try to be slow to react and listen closely to my heart. What a blessing that yo have Leif to share you mind with. :)