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I sympathise, @thurloat . I know what it's like to be busy at work, and to have important demands on your time at home; probably most of us on this instance do. We all appreciate the time and effort you've put into caring for Moosetodon and its friendly community.

That being said, in order to remain connected with the larger community, I have decided to make this a secondary account.

@FssOfDeath @keithzg

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As has been pointed out by others, this purity spiral phenomenon is a deformation of : guilt without forgiveness, humility, or universal original sin.

I am bilingue: lp.ca/4RoC6Q

En fait, si c'est vrai que ne parle pas français suffisamment, on doit se demander pourquoi il n'a pas réussi à l'apprendre pendant ses années en politique.

How knitters got knotted in a purity spiral - UnHerd

"Lindsay pointed to the atheist movement of the mid-2000s, from which he’d come: a community that once had the wind in its sails, but had imploded into infighting by 2011, as half of its members jagged off in an social justice direction. Soon enough, the likes of the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins were being problematised as stale, male and pale."

unherd.com/2020/01/cast-out-ho

Direction du PCC: un combat entre progressistes et traditionnels?: lp.ca/oMKj6h

"des progressistes-conservateurs — les rouges — lorsque le parti a fusionné avec l’Alliance canadienne — les bleus"

Non, les bleus et les rouges étaient les deux des factions dans l'ancien part progressiste-conservateur. Qui dirait que Elsie Wayne était progressiste ?


Moi, je suis contre cette réforme proposée.

@cognish @keithzg Oh the phenomenon is real. Do you think it's all in our heads, or is there a physical explanation too?

Sean Speer: The key question to ask would-be Conservative party leaders | National Post

"How will you grow the party's base of support?"

nationalpost.com/opinion/sean-

Quite correct.

This is almost the opposite of , who ran an incrementalist government, but was perceived as an extreme .

The confusion of the media and the public offers an opportunity for ; he can make right-wing promises to gain support within the party, while being perceived as a centrist overall.

It is frustrating to see portrayed as being on the left of the party. When the split in the 1990s into the , and the old party, the split was principally about Québec and , not about left and right economically or socially. Consequently, those who remained PCs had a wide ideological spectrum; Mr. MacKay, though a Progressive Conservative, was no progressive.