Appreciating Politics (article)

August 2017
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Our political preferences are shaped by different attitudes. Voting behaviour is affected by both emotional and rational components, as well as personality. Wellbeing is a construct that is focused on living together well. Politics and political decisions are exactly about that. Voting will never be entirely rational, nor is policy-making. But just because human beings are flawed, it does not mean that we cannot strive towards shared ideals to create a society that is focused on individual and collective wellbeing.


Author: Lotte Muilwijk

My name is Lotte Muilwijk. I currently work as a teacher at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. I graduated in Social Psychology and I have a strong interest in human beings and ethics. I have a passion for group dynamics and discussion, and I like to read – a lot! Contact:

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