Political Evolution

Political invective has become so intense in recent years that some observers wonder if compromise between liberals and conservatives is still possible. There is even speculation that our political differences, which research suggests may be hard-wired into our brains, are a precursor to an approaching split in the evolutionary tree; that some day liberals and conservatives will be distinct species, incapable of reproducing with each other. At which point, judging by the inexorable laws of evolution, one or the other branch of humanity might well become extinct.The Free Speech Zone offers a space for contributions from readers, without editing by the TC Daily Planet. This is an open forum for articles that otherwise might not find a place for publication, including news articles, opinion columns, announcements and even a few press releases. This is perhaps just wishful thinking. Continue Reading