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This title names the conservatism thatís part of my worldview: itís associated with a social dominance orientation in which a social hierarchy is maintained via discrimination-based legitimizing tools (paternalism, meritocracy, race-based, wealth-based, etc.) Believing itís consistent with a natural order and fosters social stability, I accept the inequality inherent in such social ladder societyóand its often centralized organizational /power structure based on adhering to rules, conforming in a cultural / moral senseó and value property rights and the status quo.


This title names the social justice path valuing equality my worldview is built on.  I believe all humans should have the same rights, opportunity /privileges. Where their goals are consistent with this belief, I support collective struggles against centralized power that seek to reform church, state, political, and economic institutions. I generally donít like discrimination/ exclusion. I support 1) social movements that are hierarchy attenuating (not enhancing) Ė feminism and affirmative action are examples, and  2) empowering the powerless.

Note: With version 4.0, these themes are new to the Project Worldview theme structure in March, 2019.
As such this page may be rather incomplete or still "under construction" for quite awhile!

More to Explore -- Worldview Theme #203A: 

Hierarchical Rigidity

More to Explore -- Worldview Theme #203B: 

Egalitarian Progressive

Worldview Watch issue #39, posted 7/20/2014 Catholic Women Priests: More Jesus, Less Hierarchy Egalitarianism (from online encyclopedia)
Worldview Watch  issue #32, posted 6/16/2013 Authoritarianism vs. Democracy in Turkey Progressivism (from online encyclopedia)
Paternalistic Conservatism (from online encyclopedia) Social justice (from online encyclopedia)
Traditionalist Conservatism (from online encyclopedia) Economic inequality (from online encyclopedia)
Rigidity--Psychological (from online encyclopedia) Progressive Change Campaign Committee (left-leaning group--they "believe in fighting for bold progressive change") 
Caste  (from online encyclopedia) Worldview Watch #34: Inequality in America
Patriarchy (from online encyclopedia) Worldview Watch #30: Women's Rights, Hierarchical Rigidity, Egalitarian Progressivism
"Why are Conservatives always associated with hierarchy and inequality?" Worldview Watch issue #4, posted 2 /2 /2010  Democracy vs. Authoritarianism
"Why Patriarchy Is Not About Men--The underlying principles of patriarchy are separation and control" (Aug 2017 post on Psychology Today blog)  

ďThe age of patriarchy: how an unfashionable idea became a rallying cry for feminism todayĒ by Charlotte Higgins  (article in The Guardian June 22 2018)


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