1. Order, freedom, equlity

1. Order, freedom, equlity - 1: Introduction to American...

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1: Introduction to American politics : Machiavelli: - Created a new political context: o Political leaders have political powers o He gave the leaders a moral code o It’s ok to lie to protect the political power John Stuart Mill: - Modern liberalism Political dilemmas: Original dilemma: - Freedom vs. order - (Anarchy vs. totalitarism (to good of the whole)) Modern dilemma – since the depression of the 40s: - Freedom vs. equality - The country is set up for a huge debate, where 40 % is against, 40 % for and 20 % passive. These political dilemmas originate from the oppositional theory about the state formation: - Freedom - Order - Equality Every government is going to choose which of the competing/conflicting values they want to emphasise. System theory: David Iesten: Input Black box Output - Problems - Government Solutions Feedback: o The output is going to work back o Context: Some political problems can only be solved if the political climate is up to it. Government and society:
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