Originally Posted by 757690
Well, I am sure there is no universal consensus on this, but I know what I was taught, and I think it is accurate.
I'm not saying it is the most defining difference between Liberal and Conservative, as those two go beyond politics. It's the most defining difference between Liberal, Conservative and Libertarian political philosophies.
What do you think it is, if not what I said? Just curious.
I think it depends on what you mean by "individual lives." I'd also be cautious about talking about what liberals and conservatives want because there aren't many people in the U.S. who know what those terms mean.