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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


What would you do differently if for one day you held a position of significant political power?

 @9J2Z8KSDemocrat from Nevada answered…4mos4MO

If someday I held significant political power, I would make sure that everyone is treated with equality and respect, I would also focus on gun control and women's rights.

 @9J3B4WK from Georgia agreed…4mos4MO

Those three issues mentioned in the response are some of the most talked about issues in America. Personally, I feel as though they are the issues in the need of improving on the most.

  @Patriot-#1776Constitution from Washington answered…4mos4MO

Abolish the deep state, fire 85 percent of the federal government, abolish the welfare state, withdraw from all foreign wars, end the fed, return to the gold standard, abolish abortion, restore state's rights, and institute congressional term limits.

 @9K57WHYSocialist  from Oregon commented…3mos3MO

"Abolish" is strong term. What consequences do you predict from these actions? Do your opinions of what is right for you make it right for everyone?

  @Patriot-#1776Constitution from Washington commented…3mos3MO

The consequences of my plan include a return to constitutional, minimal government, the abolition of the Welfare-Warfare Empire of Lies, increased individual liberty, peace, prosperity, Christianity, and free markets. Welcome to the America the Founding Fathers envisioned.

 @9J2Z7GT from Louisiana answered…4mos4MO

Make all colleges the same price and under 10k a year in total cost.

 @9J488FWIndependent from Indiana agreed…4mos4MO

I don't know if this would be appropriate for private colleges. But, maybe put a cap on tuition for publicly funded schools and other costs like books and supplies. Higher education costs are in a runaway. Everyone deserves to better themselves.

 @9J2Z37FRepublican from Indiana answered…4mos4MO

i would fix systems that were broken, foster care and child services, funding for rehab programs


Why do you think it's important, or not, for individuals to debate and discuss politics openly?

 @9KN8DG6 from Utah answered…2mos2MO

It is very important to be open about your opinions because if people are not exposed to the other side they get prideful and begin to think the other side is full of terrible people. Otherwise it would be the first idea presented always.

 @9JB4QNB from Virginia commented…4mos4MO

It's important to not debate because a person's point of view might differ from another person's

 @9JB7TZ2 from Florida answered…4mos4MO

We need to have political participation or else we lose/forget the rights of the people.

 @9JB7TH4Progressive from Minnesota answered…4mos4MO

Discussing politics leads to an exchanging of ideas that is important to our learning


What's the most important quality you look for in a candidate when voting, and how does that reflect your values?

 @9HZ2J83Democrat from Pennsylvania answered…4mos4MO

Competency and ensuring freedom and basic american ideals. I want a candidate that, especially in these times, will be willing to protect liberty for not just Americans but our allies and partners.

 @9HZ2KW4 from Pennsylvania answered…4mos4MO

Intelligence and those who share a majority of my views. This is pretty important considering it is an important quality.

 @9HTRXDR from California commented…5mos5MO

I look for honesty, morality, and intelligence in a candidate since it lets us know they're aware of what they're job is and how to protect our country.

 @9HZ2HFH from New York answered…4mos4MO

How they can deal with tough situations and how much they can done in the office


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

 @9HCRHLB from Utah answered…6mos6MO

If the speech is directly threatening someone or something, I think it can be considered hate speech. Misinformation can be drawn when it is directly opposite of what the government is stating.

 @9KN8DG6 from Utah disagreed…2mos2MO

Misinformation can be drawn when it is directly opposite of what the government is stating

So if it goes against government its wrong. For some reason that doesn't sound right

 @9HCS26S from New York answered…6mos6MO

 @9HCRLZ5 from Utah answered…6mos6MO

When people are lying about threats others have done or things that may harm people. When you feel unsafe around them.

 @9HCSB78Socialist from California answered…6mos6MO

many do not like the truth freedom of speech should still be allowed and when it comes to hate speech they should be stopped but you need to hear the people out and if they have a good reason something should be changed but if there isn't that will continue to happen but don't use force



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


How would you handle a situation where your friend’s freedom of choice clashed with your own beliefs?

 @9L6367K from Texas answered…2mos2MO

Have a discussion and try to understand why they feel the way they do

 @9L8JLHBRepublican from Alabama agreed…2mos2MO

because every person is different, i wouldnt shame someone or talk down on them with however they feel.

 @9L62QFT from Missouri answered…2mos2MO

As long as they are not harming me, themselves, or anyone else, they have the right to live the way they want to.

 @9L63ZZT from Texas agreed…2mos2MO

I believe that all people can choose to act in anyway on themselves as long as it does not harm or involve others.

 @9L62RW9 from Texas answered…2mos2MO

 @9L62S5T from Texas answered…2mos2MO

just let it be because there is so many other people with their own opinions


Can a society truly uphold equal rights for all its members without some form of government intervention, and why do you think so?

 @9H4JHTW from New York answered…6mos6MO

I believe that liberalism has come a little too far especially in present days. Yes equality should be top tier but some ideology that has come up in present days and are praised by some people in schools. These new events that are being exposed to our children are opposites of the norm and we are accepting things that children shouldn't be introduced until they are mature.

 @9H4JFJ8 from Texas answered…6mos6MO

I believe that government intervention is necessary even if not ideal. There is not an ideal we can reach since humanity suffers with a lack of integrity. We are divided spiritually and ethically. The government in a democratic system was meant to represent the majority with the idea that the most people possible will benefit. Therefore, I would hope there would be intervention if necessary since they have structure and consistent rules. Without government intervention, we are at the whim of the changing passions and spiritual explorations of various groups.

 @9KHVTGM from Colorado answered…3mos3MO


If there is no government, then people will be hurting others and denying them their civil rights

 @9H46F8M from Texas answered…6mos6MO

No. Government invlovement needs to be present in order for change to occur within our constitutional laws.


How has travel or exposure to other cultures affected your view on liberalism and individual rights?


I support liberalism, consent of the governed, and individual rights. Exposure to other cultures through History classes has taught me the importance of it.

 @9HHK59H from Alaska answered…5mos5MO

I agree with some aspects of liberalism such as equality before the law and liberty, but I prefer socialism and communism.

 @9KS9XQ3 from Washington commented…2mos2MO

I have a better understanding of different cultures and their practices and I seem to be more open-mined than those who don't expose themselves to other cultures so I ended up having a more liberal mindset

 @9HHK3NS from Arkansas answered…5mos5MO

I feel as if there are very few people in the world that wouldn't accept a bribery if the price is right, therefore I do not agree with Liberalism and the feeling of a group of people is what is controlling our society


In what way has a law or policy directly impacted your sense of freedom, for better or worse?

 @9HHMQC7 from Virginia answered…5mos5MO

Law or policy regarding Roe V Wade has made me feel less of a person. I feel like my own rights are being taken away and it is not up for discussion after decision has already been made.

  @Patriot-#1776Constitution from Washington commented…2mos2MO

I feel triumphant that Roe V. Wade was repealed – thousands of lives have been saved.

 @9HHMQ2P from Texas answered…5mos5MO

 @9HJHF46Republican from North Dakota answered…5mos5MO