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Why Do "Left" And "Right" Mean Liberal And Conservative? - Dictionary.com

“Politics has become so all-possessive of life, that by impertinence it thinks the only philosophy a person can hold is the right or the left. This question puts out all the lights of religion so they can call all the cats gray. It assumes that man lives on a purely horizontal plane, and can move only to the right or the left. Had we eyes less material, we would see that there are two other directions where a man with a soul may look: the vertical directions of “up” or “down.”
― Fulton J. Sheen, Characters of the Passion (First published in 1947)

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