Thankfully there is no spot in here for me.
I reject at all costs any attempt to classify myself along these lines. Here is my personal philosophy:
I reject absolutely anything that appeals to greed or fear.
I am for mercy above justice
I am for pragmatism over idealism
I strive to be more concerned with others than myself
I have found that it becomes impossible to think for myself the moment my mind closes to any possibility. For this reason, I have never found it beneficial to align myself completely with any particular movement, or philosophy.
interesting article in the NY times yesterday that relates...