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    justice. Liberalist believe in pursuing policies because they’re nice and make them feel good. While in contrast, conservatives believe in perusing policies because they work. What is conservatism? The political ideology of conservatism revolves around the core political ideology of liberty. The term of conservatism emerged in 1818 during the period of Bourbon Restoration that sought to inhibit policies of the French revolution. Key factors, are to advocate for the preservation of personal wealth

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    Realism Vs Conservatism

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    rights, freedom, preserving the natural rights to life, liberty, and property. He believed that all citizens had the right to be protected under the government. In contrast to liberalism, on the other end of the spectrum, there is what is known as conservatism. Conservatives are the “right wing anti-federalists” known as republicans that believe in limited government, a strong national defense, reducing spending and cutting budget, and free-market economics. Conservatives prefer to individually solve

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    The Rise of Ronald Reagan and Republican Conservatism Conservatism and liberalism are two of the most dominant political philosophies and ideologies during the post-Enlightenment era (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). As an ideology, conservatism served as a blueprint in the society which promoted the idea of retaining traditional social institutions, beliefs, cultures and discourage social changes. Although the United States of America during the present day promotes liberalism, there was

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    Liberals argue that firearms are not needed for protection, due to the fact that there is local law enforcement that is supposed to protect people from harm. Conservatives believe that everyone has the right to use arms. The conservatives think that firearms are must have due to the fact that everyone needs to be able to protect themselves. Liberals support amnesty for illegal immigrants, they think that because they are not documented they shouldn’t be treated differently. The illegal immigrants

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    American’s general understanding of liberalism today, it differs quite a bit from its classical origin. Being a liberal in The United States is different than being liberal in many other countries. Classical liberalism, also known as American Conservatism, is still the majorities understanding of the ideology today. Classical liberalism and modern liberalism share many similarities, considering they are both rooted in nineteenth-century liberalism, which was defined as “a political philosophy and

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    Current social work efforts focus energies on reducing friction felt by citizens as citizens voice their concerns. This process usually manifests social values disproportional from the entire whole of the population. Voices usually taking control over others are of the majority, or populations of strongest demonstrated opinion, or values as mandated by law (which can be created by either of the previous parties, but usually the former). The social frictions usually focused on are the population of

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    chronological list John Rawls, (1921-2002) Conservatism | Liberalism | New Century Rawls 's late works dealt with the issue of stability: whether to stand firm regulated by the two principles of justice? His answer to this question is contained in a collection of lectures Political Liberalism (Political Liberalism). The Rals introduced the idea of pervasive consensus, agreement on the basis of justice as well as good relations between citizens of different religious and philosophical views on the

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    Lastly Neo conservatives are authoterian, illiberal and disciplinarian, this is one difference between neo conservatism and traditional conservatism. Neal Ascherson (quoten in Gamble 1988) “The trouble with a free market economy is that it takes so many police to make it work” this is one key criticism to both the neo conservative and traditional view. The New Right is against

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    While researching and analyzing the topic of absolutism, which relates to the conflicts between Liberalism and Conservatism, the conflict arises from both ideologies adhering to their traditional doctrine and belief as well as an absence of flexibility by both sides. I gravitated towards researching different influences on political policy and analyzing these policies and political ideologies from a Stability and Change perspective. Beyond this, I was able to focus specifically on the causes of

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    have considered myself to be a modern liberal for years, that may not actually be the ideology that is closest to my personal beliefs, as popular culture has skewed the true identifying marks of many mainstream political ideologies, such as modern conservatism, socialism, communism,

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    1. Origins of the One Nation To survive, the conservatives adopt reforms that grow out of the past. And this branch of conservatism identifies its ideas with those of Disraeli. He “is commonly held to be the source of One Nation theme.”Although many of its concepts can be found in earlier thinkers and politicians, the terminology of One Nation begins with Disraeli. In his novels, notably Sybil, he was preoccupied with the social divisions or ‘two nations’, which he characterized as: Two

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    hard in political styles. On September 26, 2014, Cassandra Wilkinson of The Centre talked about pluralism concerning between classical liberalism and conservatism. She stated: “Classical liberalism is certainly not a synonym for conservative. In his essay 'Why I am not a Conservative ' Friedrich Hayek made plain the differences. Conservatism reflects a cautious attitude to change and a Burkean recognition of the value of institutions which have served humankind over time as proven repositories

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    At first glance, it’s tempting to polarize the difference between Classical “laissez-faire” Economics and Keynesian Economics. My immediate thought is that Classical Economics is a conservative model, leave it up to the individual to do what they will and to shun socio-political engagement when it comes to wealth. On the other hand you have the more liberally oriented spend and engage in order to stimulate the economy model. The polarization happens because of the way politics have branded themselves

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    conservative party is a center-right political party. Conservatives tend to favor in personal responsibility, limited government, free market and individual responsibilities. They usually advocates for a mixed economy, economic liberalism and social conservatism. They believe individuals and household are able to make the greatest number of economic decisions instead of handing it to collective institutions and organizations. Also, they tend to support the freedom of market economy and private property

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    an ideology is more or less coherent set of ideas that provides a basis for organized political action, whether this is intended to preserve, modify or overthrow the existing system of power relationship. Some of those ideologies are liberalism, conservatism socialism. Italy focus is on Fascism. Fascism is a political ideology in which the state possesses all the power over the country. Actually, fascism is not suitable for the public compared to the modern and fairer ideologies like socialism and

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    Modern Conservatism

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    Adrian Rodriguez Professor Christopher Staaf HIST 2112-17 17 November 2015 Kruse Paper White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism by author Kevin Kruse is a brilliantly written book which simply put enough argues the idea that white flight was nothing more than a migration of whites to the suburbs, but this book makes solid arguments that it represented a more important transformation in the political ideology of those involved. In regards to that previous statement I agree

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    Republicans, insiders and outsiders alike, have made it clear they agree on one issue—the national debt crisis. Unlike issues that have traditionally been important to the Republican base, the national debt crisis is decidedly bipartisan; the endless stream of news stories about the dangers of government debt has ensured this. What propels this issue to the forefront is the divide between the proposed solutions of Republicans and Democrats. The not so fiscally conservative policies of Clinton stand

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    “Because of the corruption of the term liberalism the views that formerly went under that name are now of labeled conservatism,”(6) argues Milton Friedman, stating his liberal views similar to those of Europe in the late eighteenth century. Capitalism and Freedom discusses the role of government and freedom of individuals, and Milton Friedman expands on both of these topics politically and economically. Using a range of topics like monetary control, fiscal policy, education, discrimination, monopolies

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    In American society, there is an ongoing list of political ideologies. These political ideologies range anywhere from the commitment to traditional values (conservatism), to the freedom and openness to change (liberalism). Whether it is authoritarian conservative, anarchism, socialism, progressivism, pluralism, toleration, etc., everyone is entitled to their own views. After doing research on several ideologies, I found myself closely associated with liberalism. As stated by Student News Daily (2005):

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    Reagan Conservatism

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    The 1980s, the era of free living, independence, wild and rampant drug use, flower children, love and peace… oh, that’s the 1960s. The 1980s? The era of Reagan conservatism that challenged many of the habits and beliefs developed in the sixties; forget the hippies in fields of flowers, and shift the mindset to corporate goons on Wall Street. Shift the burning of bras in streets, to the return of classic American values. While those in the sixties might have been motivated by love and the desire

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