INTRO TO A POLITICAL DEBATE

INTRO TO A POLITICAL DEBATE - A POLITICAL DEBATE AMERICAN...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
A POLITICAL “DEBATE” AMERICAN POLITICAL SYSTEM A political Debate: A. Nuke the Rich B. The Rich Pay for the Nukes A. We All Pay for the Nukes (Fool) B. Who Pays More? (Idiot) A. Feed the Poor B. Fuck the Poor The question of this debate or the concern is that is it right to separate our nation into red and blue or extreme positions Can we improve on the quality of this debate? YES Do This by: What are the facts? What is the logic or philosophy behind A’s position or B’s? How might we think about the problem of control of weapons of mass destruction? This leads to: Politics- Who gets what, when and how… By Harold Lasswell (1935) - Who benefits and what do we win in the process of determining allocation of our resources. - Basic theme Lasswell used, “who says what to whom in what channel for what effect?” In political science this is his version. Redistribute of Politics : Sometimes Politics involve redistribution of power or welfare in society. This is most likely why politics is such a tender and vital conversation.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ENVD 3114 taught by Professor Pyatt during the Spring '10 term at University of Colorado Denver.

Page1 / 3

INTRO TO A POLITICAL DEBATE - A POLITICAL DEBATE AMERICAN...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online