As Bernard Levin predicted those years ago with his spotting of the Single Issue Fanatic, the decisive change in life has been the march of the zealots . It's led to a large fall  (sad to say) in social liberalism along the way.
Indeed, a substantial decline  in liberalism of all sorts.
Not quite the done thing  right at the moment, but defending financial innovation and the derivatives markets.
The worst movie of all time  and the application of correct thinking about sunk costs.
Most important to make the distinction  between the workers' wages and the workers' compensation.
And finally , why all this fuss over human/animal hybirds? Been going on for years, hasn't it?