The Rise and Fall of Political Parties Essay

2435 Words Mar 22nd, 2011 10 Pages
December 20, 2010

I. Thesis Statement
While the question on whether or not they should be accepted as a legitimate means to express political disagreement is really up to the citizens. As long as the parties don't become too powerful then there shouldn't be a problem at all. If somebody wishes to express a disagreement and they don't agree with either of the current two parties then by all means let them start their own party. As long as the citizens agree with what you are saying it shouldn't really matter what political party you belong to or what political office. Political participation is influenced by many important factors, one of which is political parties. The participation of citizens is a fundamental component of modern
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Self-perpetuation is the number one rule. He therefore possesses his own interests, ideas and preferences, which may differ to those of his contemporaries.
With the view of man being self-preserving one would expect that conflict will occur. What could be the cause of this conflict interest? The world has its limits; all material wealth within it is exhaustible. Who therefore, gets how large a share, of those resources, which are present on the earth in limited supply? If man were permitted to act on and pursue his own selfish interests, snatching that, which he desires, a society would quickly become under rule of violence. Politics is a way of combating the degradation of society into a violent and unstructured mess by reducing it to be governed by the primitive instincts of man in order to resolve conflict. Politics may be defined a means to resolving conflict through various ways. Government branches out, and we designate who we want representing our community. Politics exists due to the broad spectrum of ideas and opinions within any society. To resolve conflicting opinions, a consensus must be agreed upon by all parties affected. Politics tries to act as a designated peacemaker taking separate feelings and coming to a conclusive decision about the predicament. The outcome will most probably require the yielding of at least one of the parties implicated in order to meet at a compromise. Usually one would come to a yield not by

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