- What is the difference between Idealism and Realism? Can provide examples of the clash between the ideal and reality in today’s politics?
- Why is fiction a good tool for the study of politics?
- Why do political theorists and political actors use utopian themes? How can these themes help us to identify flaws in “perfect worlds”?
- What are the differences between political theories and political ideologies?
- As a potential consumer viewing the commercials for different political ideologies, what questions would you want answered before you would buy each product?
- What is it that makes politics a difficult concept to define?
- How is the study of politics different from the study of natural sciences (for example, biology and chemistry)?