Contrary to popular belief, socialism has not been a new American fad. In the 1930s, despite being heavily evangelical, Oklahoma went through a “red phase” where a significant amount of socialist local leaders were elected in an effort to improve the rights of farmers.
Considering that a key concept of Christianity and of Southern hospitality as a whole is to take care of those you know (I’ve experienced it!), especially those who go to church with you, do you believe socialism follows the same tenets of taking care of others? In other words, if America were more Christian, would you be more open to socialist policies?
It might be a bit poorly worded, so I’d be happy to elaborate!
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