CHANGING YOUR POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION – IS IT REALLY A CHANGE OF PHILOSPHY? CAN THERE BE TWO SCHOOLS OF POLITICAL THOUGHT & PRACTICE?
DO POLITICAL PARTIES HAVE LEARNING?
ARE POLITICIANS ACTUALLY LEARNED PEOPLE?
PERHAPS THE BETTER QUESTION IS, HAS SENATOR SPECTER LEARNED SOMETHING NEW & DIFFERENT?
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Veteran Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter switched from the Republican to the Democratic Party on Tuesday, saying he has found himself increasingly "at odds with the Republican philosophy."
A DEFINITION OF THE WORD FROM MERRIAM-WEBSTER ON LINE SEARCH
1 a (1): all learning exclusive of technical precepts and practical arts (2): the sciences and liberal arts exclusive of medicine, law, and theology (3): the 4-year college course of a major seminary b (1)archaic : PHYSICAL SCIENCE (2): ETHICS c: a discipline comprising as its core logic, aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology.