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Social beliefs are the beliefs by which groups in a community identify themselves. Those dissatisfied with the authority may form campaigns to promote their ideas. Members of these campaigns are called activists.

Of course, the interesting question is how to decide between these principles. These social beliefs are sets of ideals and worldviews: They are coherent from inside, they appear to be true once they are accepted, and they seem to be wrong once they are dismissed. Yet most philosophers who have tried to face the metaphilosophical question of deciding between worldviews - Friedrich Nietzsche, the late Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger - have ended up being unable to choose a right one. In order to choose a set of social beliefs, one needs another principle to decide among the sets of beliefs. But this would be a neutral metaphilosophy, which is unavailable. Hence these sets of beliefs are innate.


Types of social campaignsEdit

The social beliefs are many and varied, most of them organized into groups and advocate their beliefs.

AnarchismEdit

Wants to be free from the authorities and implies that individuals can rule themselves.

Conservatism/Republicanism/Right-wingEdit

defined by a set of beliefs that differentiate it from the left-wing

FascismEdit

Wants to be the highest authority with as much power, territory and control as possible

FeminismEdit

wants to reinforce female Pride.

Green/EnvironmentalismEdit

wants to protect nature(trees, Earth, space, etc.)

Left-wingEdit

defined by a set of beliefs that differentiate it from the right-wing

Liberalism/Democraism/Edit

More indivisual freedom of lifestyle and cognition, smaller government which allows free market and doesn't intrude in private life

NationalismEdit

Appeals to and reinforces the national Pride.

SocialismEdit

Government or collective ownership of property, and equality of status in society

TrotskyismEdit

wants to relize a dictatorship of the proletariat with democratic principles by revolutions. "Dictatorship of the proletariat" is actually a marxist parody on the original term "dictatorship" and refers to "the entire working class holding political and economic control".

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