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The Dilemma in Political Activity

As usual, if we are to understand dynamics and related problems in political life, then we must identify the duality that energizes and disturbs people. All the cross-level influences of the Groupings of political life will be affected.

In this case, the dilemma can be represented as: Integrative vDivisive.

This duality may be referred to in various ways, e.g.

unifying v splitting
inclusive v exclusive
wider group v in-group
societal v sectional
public v private

Both poles are required and overuse of one pole will distort political life and weaken society. Each Level must now be examined in turn, but the general pattern is known. ClosedWe will find that …


Originally posted: August-2009; Last updated: 15-Nov-2010

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