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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


Would you be willing to sacrifice some personal freedom for the community's well-being, and where would you draw the line?


I believe in freedom of expression and speech, so anything that would violate those ideals are where I draw a line


No, I think personal freedom is important but there should be a balance of how much certain person needs for their own beenfit


If creating something successful didn't result in personal profit, how would it change your ambition to create?


Pay close attention to the public and change the negatives to positives.


What does 'personal achievement' mean to you in a context where it doesn't lead to financial benefits?

 @9HVGF6Wfrom answered…5mos5MO


What would be your primary motivation to excel academically or professionally if financial rewards were off the table?


In that situation I guess to become self reliant if there’s no reason for financial rewards I would work forward to be become a self reliant household or community



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


What influence do you think technology has on our autonomy and privacy?


I think it has a positive impact as it allows people to be anonymous online and whistleblow


In a liberal society, how should we address the concerns of those who feel their freedoms are being limited?


First of all, education. I think too many people cry “wolf” and “woke” without acknowledging the privileges they already have and truly understanding the struggles other people have either had to face, or are currently facing, for the same rights that they have. There is far too much scapegoating, and I do think the media is largely to blame for trivialising important social issues. I think that prejudice is far too complex and broad for simple, one-off acknowledgements and private media companies need to be held to more account by watchdog bodies


How do you think future technologies might challenge our ideas about privacy and freedom?

 @9KWJRZGLibertarian answered…3mos3MO

Privacy and the right to privacy may become hotly contested terms in times to come and with the advent of modern technology comes more interaction with virtual spaces. Making the ability to spread one's opinion and to expand one's knowledge base. We must, however guard ourselves against this. Take steps and precautions to make sure that while we are expressing our views that we are being balanced and fair. I believe that hyperbole takes too high a role in social media. Things being believed that have no basis in fact.


What influence do people in positions of authority (like teachers or bosses) have on your personal freedoms?


Very limited. I generally form my own opinion anyway. Family has a bigger influence.



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


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


How does it make you feel when you think about a society that actively tries to reduce the stigma around receiving public assistance?


We need more people trying to efuce the stigma. We all need a little help sometimes and that's okay. The people that need help, need it for a reason. The world isn't equal to us all we don't hsve all the same opportunities. For mentally ill people, disabled, single mothers, etc, some groups of people just need a little more support. It isnt a moral failing. What us a moral failing is shaming those who struggle when the reason they're struggling is ojtwith their control. Even if it is in their control, well compassion goes a long way.

 @9J8NFCJ answered…5mos5MO

We need to make everyone have an equal opportunity to life and not live in poverty. Not only is it not good for the person who is disadvantaged, but it also does not look good on the nation which is seen as one that takes care of other things than itself. Social democracy allows the people to have a say in issues that affect them and others. It has been proven before that one party states help but often in a way that goes against the people's wishes. Democracy when it's not threatened allows people to see their country in a better light. An example of this is the Nordic countries.


Do you think a society could function well with a cap on the maximum income or wealth individuals can earn, and what would that look like?


i disagree with a maximum income as i believe the incentive to push for innovation and to develop businesses leads to more efficient products/ services and prevents more illegal tax avoidance which will decrease the governments revenue


Would your perspective on money change if everyone received a basic income to cover fundamental needs?



If a guaranteed basic income was available to all, how might that influence your sense of financial security and career choices?


More free to do the job I want rather than settle for one I hate for financial security



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


Which traditional values do you feel are universal, and why might they be important to uphold?



If you could protect one aspect of your cultural heritage from change, what would it be and why?


Does the concept of resisting rapid societal change to preserve continuity resonate with you, and why or why not?


How might traditional thinking contribute to solving modern problems, based on your observations?


I think modern politics can be heavily influenced by history and as a country we should look backwards as the further backwards we look the further forwards we are likely to see


Democratic Socialism

Democratic Socialism is a political ideology that combines the principles of democracy with the ideals of socialism. It advocates for a democratic political system alongside a socialist economic system. This means that democratic socialists believe in political democracy, but they also believe that the economy should be socially owned and controlled by the people who work in it, rather than by a small group of wealthy individuals or corporations.

Democratic socialism is different from traditional socialism, which often involves an authoritarian government that controls the economy. Instead,…  Read more


Do you think it's fair for successful individuals to pay significantly higher taxes to support social programs?


I believe it is fair because it gives the greater good for the country but it could premote people to illegally hide their accounts.


No, People should be treated equal. Just because they probably worked harder for their money doesn't mean they have to pay more.


What are your thoughts on the idea that workers should have control over the businesses they work for?


I think who ever own the businesses deserves the right to order/control their employees in their own way

 @9H5WRK9Women's Equalityanswered…7mos7MO

they need to have more control over the fact that it’s their business


How would you feel if your hard work financially supported someone who chooses not to work at all?


I would not be happy. Everyone who has the choice to work should and should not receive any help.


How might friendships and relationships evolve if financial status were less of a defining factor in society?



Capitalism is a political and economic ideology characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, investments determined by private decision, and prices, production, and the distribution of goods determined mainly by competition in a free market. It is a system in which the means of production are privately owned and operated for profit. This profit is generated through efficient use of the resources, obtained through a voluntary exchange in a free market.

The roots of capitalism can be traced back to the late Middle Ages in Europe, where it gradually emerged following the demi…  Read more