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charly_t
02-05-2011, 12:03 AM
A distant cousin sent this to me today. It had been sent to her by someone.
I thought some of you might find it interesting.
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I have often wondered why the conservatives are called the “right” and the liberals are called the “left.” By chance, I stumbled upon this verse in the Bible:

Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV)
“The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left."

Eccles. 10:2 KJV
"A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left."


Hmmm, I guess that sums it up pretty well... YOU CAN'T HAVE A BETTER REFERENCE SOURCE THAN STRAIGHT TEXT FROM THE BIBLE!
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huntinman
02-05-2011, 09:58 AM
I'll bet the brain is the same way...

Franco
02-05-2011, 10:05 AM
Doesn't the terms left and right politically originate in the British Parliment?

Liberals sit to the left of the isle and Conservatives sit to the right of the isle.