Week 4 DQ 2 Answer - When it comes to politicians (more...

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What is the connection between moral character and political activism? Do you think there should be a link between good moral character and political activity? The connection between moral character and political activism is displayed through people that are passionate and devoted to their beliefs. In a political forum Politics discuss topics such as marriage, gay rights, abortion, etc. .. However, following a political election the determining factor of it is often tends issues of morality. Being that people have different beliefs pertaining to moral issues politicians should be mindful of which ones they will stand behind. But, do you think that Politicians always stand behind the issues that they really believe in? I don’t think so.
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Unformatted text preview: When it comes to politicians (more than likely the more powerful ones) they will tell their audience what it is they think their audience wants to hear but, that does not necessarily mean that they follow that very same moral code that they preach. On the other hand, for those politicians that can hold on to their moral values while in office I have great respect for. Therefore, I do think that there should be a link between good moral character and political activity but, should be open minded to all other parties involved. I can only imagine how difficult it could be being surrounded by greed and dishonesty daily; but still having to maintain ones own beliefs and not act on impulse....
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PSY 201 201 taught by Professor Peters during the Winter '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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