“The people have voted against their own best interest”
Keep these basics in mind to have more fruitful poliitcal discussions.
On the 16/2 the US Department of Justice announced that it was indicating 13 Russian individuals for actively interfering in the 2016 US Presidential election. What had been suspected for quite some time, now seems sufficiently evidenced.
Is it democracy if there is nobody to vote for who represents your views?
The recent polarization of public opinion on major societal issues has seen a rise in dogmatic thinking and failure of discourse. The psychology of cult behaviour can give valuable insight into why people are drawn to ideologies and what can be done to open the public debate.
What is it that makes a society truly free – and what can we do that it remains that way?
Why different values matter when people make political arguments