Appreciating Politics (article)
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.