World Regions Quiz 4 - 1.1 Lef vs Right in the News We rely on inFormaTon presented to us From others(books textbooks magazines newspapers radio talk

World Regions Quiz 4 - 1.1 Lef vs Right in the News We rely...

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1.1 Left vs Right in the News We rely on information presented to us from others (books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, radio talk shows, college professors, teachers, analysts, fellow world travelers, family, friends, tweets, blogs, facebook) All information is presented by people (different opinions, different viewpoints creates bias) Important to recognize bias and different takes You need to decide for yourself what the truth is 2 main biases or major ideological approaches or camps of thought: “Liberal Left” vs. “Conservative Right” Centrists = dead in the center of the two political parties Name calling; leftist gorilla group in Columbia or right wing nuts or the president who is slipping America into socialism Look at the roots of the names of the political parties Conservative Right: o like to conserve, to keep the same, tradition, to conserve political power in the hands of those who already possess it, old school, old ways o maintain traditions of our founding fathers and apply them and duplicate them in today’s world o Who do you go to for answers or guidance: historical text and ancient documents (jewish Taliban, Christian bible, muslim Kuran, caste system of ancient india, ancient kafushan thought in ancient china, founding documents for America o No change, change is bad!! Liberal Left: o liberate or free everything, free ourselves from static traditions, incorporate new knowledge to change the old ways, free economic and political power for everyone to share o
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