Morality In Politics

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Politics and Morality cannot be Segregated
(In Favor)
Morality is the essence of humanity. This aspect sets humans apart from other creatures and holds us liable for being corrupt. Politics is concerned with the citizens whether managing the state for the betterment of public or winning a position in power to govern the state. If it is not done in proper manner and with fair character then it would be better to scrap the morally high-sounding oath ceremonies of the ministers.
It is fanciful to believe that politics can be segregated from morality. The condemnation of slick politicians, protests against corruption and protests against unjust traditions are all testimony of morality in politics. Is death penalty ethical? Whether a person has
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Kings never wanted himself to be betrayed; this is nothing but morality. Cyrus II occupied Babylon and freed the slaves and allowed them to return to their homeland. He was praised for this act as a savior in the book of Isaiah. The barbarity of Emperor Shi Huang-Ti (226 BC) of Qin dynasty led to his overthrow and the Han dynasty was established for the next 400 years. The huge Islamic Empire stood at its peak – in terms of justice, art, literature, philosophy and science. But soon it became morally corrupt on almost all the fronts and gradually it degenerated completely. The rule of the kings was put to an end with the French Revolution (1789 – 1799). World witnessed a new order with the slogan of liberty, equality, fraternity. This shows how morality has been entrenched since the beginning.
In the contemporary era, as people have become more aware of their rights they demand more corrupt free politics on all the fronts. The dilemma is at what level morality in politics can interfere in every sphere of human activities as morality differs from person to person and society to society. If we classify this term into two categories, i.e., universal and descriptive, then it will be easy to deal with this
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However, still there are divergent views. When a particular party campaigns in an election, its moral issues are not hidden despite the members giving assurance that it would not interfere in politics. As Stephen Glover wrote for the dailymail, ‘you can’t separate politics and morals’ when local government minister in Britain, Ruth Kelly, member of Opus Dei which considers homosexuality as a sin, assured that her political views is what matter and everyone should be free from discrimination. Or, for that matter, political parties in India try to cash in on various issues from beef ban politics to uniform civil code – one party comes out as the sole savior of the diversity and another comes out as the sole custodian of the traditional culture. So, instead of changing reality this needs to be tackled. No party has a right to thrust its view upon the citizens by passing any type of draconian law. What needs to be done is to openly express the views, put it on the table, discuss, let opposing views not to be stifled and ultimately let the people decide. Let the status quo run as it is. At any time when citizens will feel, they are going to voice their opinion and gradually government will accept if majority wants; as it happened in Ireland where same sex marriage was accepted by popular vote in 2015. Let everyone have freedom and right to choose what they want in

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