I love New Orleans but I didn't find it like San Francisco at all other than it's live and let live approach to life which I appreciate. New Orleans is a great regional hub and has such an unique culture but it doesn't seem to have the internationalism, economic and social importance that San Francisco does.
Progressivism asserts that advances in science, technology, economic development, and social organization can improve the human condition. Progressivism has been the traditional American viewpoint. Anti-progress is a foreign disease, perpetuated by both conservative religions and the radical left.