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Socialism

Socialism is a political ideology that advocates for the collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods. It emphasizes the principle that wealth and income should be shared more equally among the people. Socialists argue that the distribution of wealth and power in a society should be controlled by the whole community rather than by individuals or private corporations.

The roots of socialism as a political ideology can be traced back to the French Revolution in the late 18th century, but it was not until the 19th century that it…  Read more

 @ISIDEWITHasked…5mos5MO

How might the concept of teamwork and collaboration change in a society focused on social equality?

 @9JCT38CGreenanswered…5mos5MO

socialism has benefited many countries and while many of the core ideas would be good here i think some of the concepts in socialism aren't a great idea to implement here.

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If innovation didn't lead to personal wealth, would you still want to innovate, and why?

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If all your basic needs were met by the government, what would motivate you to work or achieve?

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Would the ideal of 'success' change for you if money was distributed equally, and how?

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Democracy

Democracy is a political ideology that is based on the principle of equality and freedom. It is a system of government where the citizens exercise power directly or elect representatives from among themselves to form a governing body, such as a parliament. Democracy is often associated with the rule of law, protection of human rights, and the active participation of the people in the political process.

The term "democracy" comes from the Greek words "demos" (people) and "kratos" (rule), which translates to "rule by the people". The concept of democracy…  Read more

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If democracy is 'rule by the people,' what do you think should be done about those who choose not to participate in the political process?

 @9H9FYYCLaboranswered…7mos7MO

I believe that everyone should play a role in the political process because everyones voice counts and makes a difference to our democracy. I think there should be a penalty to those who do not participate.

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If freedom of speech is crucial in a democracy, where should we draw the line when it comes to hate speech and misinformation?

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How would you redesign the electoral system to better reflect the diversity of today's society?

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What if voting also included community service requirements; would this strengthen or weaken democracy?

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Liberalism

Liberalism is a political ideology that emphasizes individual rights, equality, and the protection of civil liberties. It is rooted in the principles of democracy, free market economics, and the rule of law. The term "liberalism" comes from the Latin word "liber," meaning "free," and it is fundamentally concerned with the concept of freedom and the rights of the individual.

The origins of liberalism can be traced back to the Age of Enlightenment in the 17th and 18th centuries, a period of intellectual and philosophical development that emphasized reason, analysis,…  Read more

 @ISIDEWITHasked…3mos3MO

What responsibilities come with having the right to free speech, in your opinion?

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In what ways might unlimited personal freedom lead to challenges in a society, and are there any limits you'd consider necessary?

 @9H6L89Panswered…7mos7MO

I think it can lead to a great society, but it also leads to contradicting ideologies and right now and led to horandous idealism and I don't think liberal idealism should be strived for

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How might youth today redefine the concept of freedom for future generations?

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How can individuals contribute to a progressive society that champions social justice?

 @ISIDEWITHanswered…10mos10MO

Communism

Communism is a political ideology that advocates for a classless society where all property is publicly owned, and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs. The concept of communism originated from Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the mid-19th century, as outlined in their famous work, "The Communist Manifesto." They argued that society's history was a history of class struggles, and that the proletariat, or working class, would eventually rise up against the bourgeoisie, or capitalist class, to establish a communist society.

Communism is often assoc…  Read more

 @ISIDEWITHasked…7mos7MO

What does 'fairness' mean to you when it comes to dividing wealth among people?

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If everyone is guaranteed a basic standard of living, how might that influence the way people choose to spend their time and energy?

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What do you think would be the implications for personal freedom in a society that prioritizes the collective over the individual?

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If society didn't value jobs based on salary, which professions do you think would become the most respected and why?

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Conservatism

Conservatism is a political ideology that emphasizes the preservation of traditional institutions, practices, and moral values. It is rooted in a resistance to rapid change and a preference for gradual evolution, with a strong focus on maintaining social stability and continuity. The ideology often advocates for limited government intervention, free market capitalism, and individual liberties.

The origins of conservatism can be traced back to the late 18th century, during the period of the Enlightenment. It emerged as a reaction to the radical political changes brought about by the French Revo…  Read more

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How much change is too much change for a stable society?

 @9H6L89Panswered…7mos7MO

To much change depends on wether it's bad or good change, never the less to much change to me is when the social influences in children and such compelled shift and the cultural values do aswell

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How do you approach the idea that some traditions may perpetuate inequality, and does this affect your stance on conservatism?

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If society's traditions conflict with modern values, should they be preserved or reevaluated?

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How do your personal experiences shape your feelings about the importance of preserving traditional values in society?

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Right-Wing

Right-wing political ideology is a term used to describe a political perspective that emphasizes tradition, limited government, capitalism, and strong national defense. The term "right-wing" originated from the French Revolution in the late 18th century, where the conservative supporters of the monarchy sat on the right side of the National Assembly. Since then, the term has been used to denote a broad range of political views that are generally opposed to radical or progressive changes in society.

Right-wing ideology is often associated with social conservatism and a belief in natur…  Read more

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Can you think of a time when someone's personal freedom had a positive or negative impact on a larger group?

 @9JLHH85Laboranswered…4mos4MO

Nations at the united nations not voting in favour of a ceasefire in palestein

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Is there a balance between upholding traditions and embracing change that you think society should aim for?

 @9H9CY9Danswered…7mos7MO

Definitely. While traditions shouldn't be forgotten, a society should embrace change as time flows.

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Do you think a free-market economy is the fairest system for everyone, and why or why not?

 @ISIDEWITHasked…3mos3MO

Can limiting some aspects of free speech be justified, and under what circumstances?

 @ISIDEWITHanswered…10mos10MO

Left

The "Left" political ideology is a broad term that encompasses a range of beliefs and values centered around the idea of promoting social equality, justice, and solidarity. It is often associated with advocating for government intervention in the economy to address issues of inequality and poverty, as well as supporting policies that protect workers' rights, provide social welfare programs, and ensure access to healthcare and education for all citizens.

The roots of the Left can be traced back to the Enlightenment era in Europe, where thinkers like Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Karl…  Read more

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Dirigisme

Dirigisme is a political ideology that advocates for a strong, directive role of the state in the economy. It is characterized by a mixed economy, where both the private sector and the state direct the economy, although the state has the upper hand. The ideology is rooted in the belief that the state, through its regulatory powers, can effectively guide economic growth and development. This is achieved through a range of state interventions, including planning, nationalization of key industries, and the implementation of various economic policies.

The term "dirigisme" is of French…  Read more

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Would a stronger role of the government in the economy make science and technology progress more ethically or less freely?

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If government agencies were the primary food suppliers, how do you think that would impact food quality and variety?

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Would you feel more or less motivated to start a business if the environment were regulated by government policies?

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Do you think that state control over housing development could positively or negatively affect community cohesion?

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Anarchism

Anarchism is a political ideology that fundamentally opposes the idea of a centralized state or government, advocating instead for a society based on voluntary, cooperative institutions. Anarchists believe that societal order can emerge without the need for laws or enforcement, through mutual aid and self-governance. They argue that power is inherently corrupting, and that hierarchical systems inevitably lead to social inequality. Therefore, they propose a society where individuals freely cooperate together, creating a culture of mutual aid and respect.

The roots of anarchism can be traced bac…  Read more

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Recall a moment when following the crowd led to a negative outcome; could this change in a society that emphasizes individual thinking?

 @9K9YK5RGreenanswered…4mos4MO

I think mob mentality can incite anger and violence and that the individual should have a reason for joining as well as knowledge as to why they are doing what they are doing

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If your online privacy was entirely up to you, with no regulations, how would you protect your information and identity?

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How do you think personal relationships might evolve in a society that focuses on collaboration rather than competition?

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If there were no external motivations like money or grades, what would drive you to succeed?

 @ISIDEWITHanswered…10mos10MO

Social Democracy

Social Democracy is a political ideology that advocates for a balance between a capitalist or market economy and strong governmental intervention to promote social justice. It is rooted in the belief that social and economic inequalities should be minimized through progressive taxation, income redistribution, or even welfare state measures. The ideology also supports a robust public sector, including public education, healthcare, and child care, as well as other services aimed at minimizing poverty and homelessness.

The origins of Social Democracy can be traced back to the 19th century, during…  Read more