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    Partisanship Analysis

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    introduced to a specific interpretation of issues from an early age, often holding on to those beliefs for the rest of their lives. This political socialization causes the person to associate one party with ‘good’ and the other with ‘bad.’ A virtuous polity features citizens that think critically about issues and challenge ideas that they disagree with. This political near-sightedness limits debate and undermines citizens’ public…

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    The Common Good theory, is a theory on groups and individuals based on Aristotle’s principles. It states that the highest good can be achieved when people work together to obtain a certain goal. It is defined as, “a good proper to, and attainable only by the community, yet individually shared by its members” (Dupre, 687). These goods can be material possessions or abstract resources such as honor, security, or any other thing that people have to share. Aristotle states that the scarcity of these…

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    Now that the main ideas of Rousseau’s political thought have been exposed, the sense of ‘forced to be free can be explained by dividing the paragraph in that the phrase is located. “In order for the social compact not to be an ineffectual formula, it tacitly includes the following engagement, which alone can give force to the others: that whoever refuses to obey the general will shall be constrained to do so by the entire body; which means only that one will force him to be free. For this is the…

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    Our concept of Modern Political Thought is mainly a derivative of the 17th and 18th century, whereas Classical Political Thought had its birth before the modern era. As a result, even somewhat politically-adept modern citizens seldom draw upon ‘modern’ philosophers such as Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. Plato and Aristotle, who predate both Hobbes and Locke by over a thousand years, are even further from these citizens’ minds. As is stands, many individuals have difficulty finding pertinence in…

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    Active Liberty Model

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    Time changes all political socialization institutions, from the institution of marriage to the institution of crime. New factors become relevant while others fade away. Because our laws should reflect what we think about how the world around us should work, and that ideal keeps changing, the “active liberty” approach is the better way to interpret the Constitution of the United States. Citizen’s views on the effectiveness of government should affect how the government works, according to how the…

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    Natural Rights Vs Feminism

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    on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to their male counterpart. Indeed, there are many opinions about these topics. However, the concept of natural rights and feminism have been prevalent throughout history. In this paper I am going to discuss, and compare the different aspects of natural rights and Feminism. Firstly natural rights are rights that people have at birth. These rights must be honored by the government,…

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    Have Americans lived up to the ideals in the Declaration of Independence? This question has roamed around the minds of people who are living in America today. It challenges us as a nation to rethink our past actions. To think and analyze what America has done and gone through over the years in history. Based on a lot of evidence and primary source documents, we can say that Americans today have definitely lived up to the ideals. First, our rights have greatly expanded since the publish of the…

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    experience more crime the ideas of neoliberalism will change all that. The ideas of governmental neoliberalism consist of privatization of public systems such as the penal system, education, health and others. The neoliberal government is based on de-socialization of the people. It requires the…

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    state. This paper seeks to bring to light such differences. Hobbes sets up his argument by describing the state of nature as a horrible state. It’s worth mentioning that the state of nature is a term that is used in social contracts doctrines and political philosophy to refer to…

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    In Three Stages in Marx’s Thought, Wolfson will attempt to argue that Marx put forward “three disjoint but internally coherent philosophical and social systems of thought” (291). In Marx the Individualist, Wolfson lays out the first system of thought. Marx starts with the axiom that “legitimacy flow from the people to the state” (296). Because of this, the state is the product of active subjects. For this reason, a state should be democratic with elected legislature (296). Marx reasons with…

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