Pros And Cons Of Conservatism

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Propaganda and Political Ideologies: Liberalism
In the reading Part 3 Libertarianism, it describes how liberals work to create and preserve an open and tolerant society. In Europe, liberalism began as a response against two characteristics of medieval society; religious conformity and ascribed status. The transition from being told what to do by religion and state to thinking for yourself of what’s real and true was a period of enlightenment for individuals. Immanuel Kant states in his Freedom and Enlightenment essay that “It is no easy task for a lone individual to outgrow the immaturity which has become second nature for him. He has grown fond of his infantile dependency, and is for the moment unable to employ his reason since no one …show more content…

Obama is a proponent of liberalism as he gave his speech at Osawatomie Kanas when he claims “…We are better off when everybody is left to fend for themselves and play by their own rules. I am here to say they’re wrong.

Liberalism focuses on the individual and ranks equality and freedom to be more important than order. While modern liberalism has continued to believe that all people are inherently good and rational, the

The Libertarian party of San Francisco poster reflects the different ideology of liberalism by showing the statue of liberty having a beard and armpit hair. This is an example of modern liberalism because liberals today are tightly associated with the LGBTQ+ community and support freedom of expression. “Liberalism” is, of course, related to the word “liberty” which is represented with the Statue of Liberty. The top of the poster says, “Yearning to be free” which is the most recognizable phrase associated with the Statue of Liberty. This quote comes from Emma Lazarus’ sonnet, New Colossus. The complete sentence goes “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free”, which is a slogan that signifies helping others. In 1978, campaign posters began to include color

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