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How do conservatives feel about this?

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This survey caught my eye: Western conservatives tend to dislike Islamic fundamentalism. Western conservatives tend to dislike atheism. So here’s a question for conservatives: If these surveys are correct (a big if), what does it portend about the future of civil society in the Middle East? I’m not conservative, and I don’t see this as either good or bad. But it may be a symptom of certain trends, which might be good or bad. PS. This caught my eye: In a poll conducted last year by the Pew Research Center, only 25 percent of white evangelical Christians said the United States has a responsibility to accept refugees, while 65 percent of those not affiliated with a religion affirmed that duty.  WWJS HT: Sam Bowman Tags:

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This survey caught my eye:

How do conservatives feel about this?

Western conservatives tend to dislike Islamic fundamentalism.

Western conservatives tend to dislike atheism.

So here’s a question for conservatives: If these surveys are correct (a big if), what does it portend about the future of civil society in the Middle East?

I’m not conservative, and I don’t see this as either good or bad. But it may be a symptom of certain trends, which might be good or bad.

PS. This caught my eye:

In a poll conducted last year by the Pew Research Center, only 25 percent of white evangelical Christians said the United States has a responsibility to accept refugees, while 65 percent of those not affiliated with a religion affirmed that duty. 

WWJS

HT: Sam Bowman


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Scott Sumner
Scott B. Sumner is Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, the Director of the Program on Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and an economist who teaches at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. His economics blog, The Money Illusion, popularized the idea of nominal GDP targeting, which says that the Fed should target nominal GDP—i.e., real GDP growth plus the rate of inflation—to better "induce the correct level of business investment".

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