Recently, I was musing about how some of my friends who were idealistic, can-do attitude type Democrats in their youth became jaded, self-interested, dogmatic Republicans in their aged years. I’m pretty apolitical as much as I am arelgious because I believe organized politics makes just as much (or little) sense as organized religion. After all, just how can we expect people to really believe the same things, even when we try to group them together? Not gonna happen.
Anyways, I wanted to dig further to find out why the change of perspective happened. After some prodding, here’s what I found out. A picture is worth a thousand words: