Liberal (as in liberal philosophy) policies such as family planning and feminism, universal health care, support of and respect for scientific research, universal and high quality education, and the rejection — even within a relatively conservative society — of conservative beliefs as well as personal and institutional level selfish behaivor should be among the primary values of any country that wishes to succeed in the basic objectives of the pursuit of happiness and freedom. According to this graph:
But this graph and its presentation does have some problems. So, instead of this Sunday’s installment of “This Photograph Needs a Caption” let’s play “This Graph (produced using Gapcast Technology) Needs a Close Look.”
What is wrong with this graph? What is right about this graph? What do we learn politically and socially? What are the direct and indirect political messages and meanings?
Get your coffee, sit down and relax, and watch. You may want to take notes.