Flipping: Conservative v Progressive

Perhaps a “conservative” merely wants stability, and the “progressive” merely wants change.

The complication is when the backward-looking move forward to recreate and the forward-obsessed stall out into regressive stability.

This flipping of values for achievement combats the motivating soul of the movement, forming a contradictory spirit versus action paradox seemingly impossible to rectify.

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