In my last blog post, I described the basic socialist world-view and promised to follow it up with a post explaining why that world-view was so attractive. Then, I got side-tracked.
What distinguishes socialists from the mainstream of the population, more than anything else, is a shared model of the world that differs markedly from the model that is prevalent amongst the general public. This article describes the basic elements of that world-view and some of its consequences.
O’Connell Bridge, which connects Dublin’s Southside to its less affluent Northside, is as close as one can get to the very centre of the city.