Friday, October 23, 2015

QUESTIONS. QUESTIONS. QUESTIONS.




It is good to ask pertinent questions, to come up with rational answers thereto and thus emerge a better person with the proper knowledge about such concerns  as what is life for, what purpose has society , why is there politics, what is politics for, what is right  or wrong about politics and the like.  And this being the time that brings politics into the limelight –with all its virtue and vices, its significance and confusion, its blessings and dangers – it might be opportune to ask some questions even if only for oneself to be more cognizant and conscious of the intricacies of politics.

Q.  What is, why or what for is politics?
Q.  What is the relationship between politics and the common good?
Q.  What is man and the relevance of politics to him?
Q.  What is the connection of human dignity and politics?
Q.  What is the inter-relation of politics and human rights?
Q.  What is considered as the proper qualifications of politicians?
Q.  What is the meaning and consequence of being apolitical?
Q.  What is the fundamental goal or over-all finality of politics?
Q.  What is the interconnection between ethics and politics, if any?
Q.  What is the interrelationship between politics and development?
Q.  What is the good and/or the evil brought about by politics?
Q.  What is the relevance of citizen’s  involvement in politics?
Q.  What is the interconnection between politics and common good?
Q.  What is the over-all purpose of the State?
Q.  What is socio-political justice?
Q.  What is political solidarity?
Q.  What is the meaning plus the implications of partisan politics?
Q.  What is the political community?
Q.  What is the relationship between politics and social order?
Q.  What is the significance of citizens being involved in politics?
Q.  What is the possibility of non-partisan politics?
Q.  What is the implication when citizens disregard politicians?
Q.  What is the basic good as well as the basic  evil of politics?
Q.  What is the possibility of really able politicians?
Q.  What is the probability of truly honest politicians?
Q.  What is right and wrong with today’s politics?
Q.  What is the significance of “Dirty Politics”?
Q.  What is the meaning of “Yours-and-Mine Politics”?
Q.  What is the underlying good or evil of “Dynastic Politics”?
Q.  What is meant by “Political Patronage”?
Q.  What is understood by “Political Pay-offs”?
Q.  What is the underlying feature of “Traditional Politicians”?
Q.  What is primarily implied with “Bogus Politics”?
Q.  What is the hope for the “Best Politicians”?
Q.  What is right or wrong with the Electoral Process?
Q.  What is the over-all implication of a basically bogus election?
Q.  What is the fundamental implication of an election boycott?
Q.  What is the hope of competent, honest and industrious politicians?