Generally speaking, individualism favors the individual and collectivism favors the collective, however these terms have many deep implications. Which is, you know, why there is a whole section on them.

These terms speak to the nature of the political left and right, meanwhile the Golden Mean Between them speaks well to correctness.

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Types of Conflict Theories

We explain Marx’s conflict theory and other conflict theories to show how tension between social, political, material, and other forces manifest.

What is Identity Politics?

Identity Politics describes identifying with a concept, or being perceived as identifying with a concept, and the social and political implications of that.

The Importance of Individualism

We discuss the importance of individualism and the complexities involved in balancing the spirit of Individualism with collective responsibility.

In-groups and Out-groups Explained

An “in-group” is a group you are part of (genetically, culturally, or ideologically), while an “out-group” is a group you aren’t part of.

The Left-Right Political Spectrum Explained

The left-right political spectrum is used to create a model that shows a spectrum of political positions. Traditionally there is a 2-axis spectrum of left and right, but there are also many widely adopted 4-axis model.