Political Ideology Essay

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Political Ideology Essay
Through out the past there have been many different forms of political ideology. With all theses different types of government you have to wonder sometimes which one of theses forms of government would be the best to run the ideal society. In this paper I will compare and contrast; liberalism, social democracy, fascism, communism, and anarchy. Also I will give my opinion on which one of these forms of government would be the most ideal to run a modern day county or society. Before I can begin comparing and contrasting we need to have a working understanding of all the political ideology’s stated above.
The first political ideology that I will discuss is liberalism. Liberalism as defined by Essentials of
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Anarchy is “a political ideology that stresses the elimination of the state as a way to achieve both freedom and equity for all.” Anarchists mainly believe that the state is they enemy and in order to be free and equal we have to dissolve the state by force. They all so do not believe in the concept of private property, and that all other form of government should be done away with such as capitalism. Anarchism has been though as one of the most violent form of government mainly because it seeks to destroy the state and dissolve it.
One common theme that I saw between most all of theses political ideologies besides fascism is that they all seek to create freedom and equality. They all go about doing this in very different ways. Both Social Democracy and Communism seek to give freedom to people by treating everyone equal and that no one is better than any one else. Social Democracy goes about this in a more passive way than communism by just accepting the eventually everyone will become socialist by there own choice where Communism forces socialism upon people and imposes them to there government. In liberalism they create freedom and equality not by controlling the system but by

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