OT - I don't _hate_ McMansions

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Sat Jun 28 15:43:43 MDT 2008


On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 02:30:21PM -0600, Andy Bradford wrote:


> I'm sorry,  but if returning  to a constitutionally sized  government is
> radical,  then yes,  call me  radical! If  hoping that  we can  keep our
> liberties in  tact is  radical, then  yes, call  me radical.  Is radical
> supposed  to be  a  disparaging  term? What  exactly  does radical  mean
> anyway?

A radical is one who gets to the root (radix) of an issue. OED
definitions 2 and 3. It's an epithet only to the non-thinking and the
obfuscators.

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