Boris F. Bastidas
Political ideologies are a set of rules, regulations, values or beliefs that are held by a particular individual or group of individuals that defines or rather sets the standards on how the society should behave and present a guideline for a certain social order. With this in mind, it is consequently important to state that every person in the society holds in his or her life some form of ideologies – political ideologies in this case – whose base defines the way he or she desires to view the society as a whole. There are different political ideologies that exist across the globe. However, the most common political ideologies that are well known in the contemporary society are liberalism and conservatism. Notably, most people would belong either to conservatism or liberalism. Nonetheless, I don’t consider myself as a total liberal nor a conservative, I mostly see some good in both parties; hence, I see myself as a moderate.
As I grow up, I have experienced different stages of my understanding of political ideologies, especially the political system in my own country. Coming from Haiti, a country with political, social and economic issues, I have observed how the masse would answer to political ideologies, precisely governmental actions. Being uneducated, their best way to be heard would be to set cars, private businesses or governmental institutions on fire,...