The History of this Website

This website has a history. A modest one. It was started in 2010. It was started much earlier than many of the latest social media websites now trending among millions were founded. That’s not a big deal. I know. Starting a website like this, which is more like a personal blog, does not require much …

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Morals vs Ethics

Morals and Ethics – though basically are the philosophies of right and wrong, cannot be easily defined. The difference arise based on the source of origin of these principles – whether it is from the society’s side or from the individual’s side. Theodore Sturgeon defines morals and ethics as below : morals Society’s code for …

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Capitalism is the philosophy which advocates an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of goods. Features of capitalism Investments are determined by private decision. There will be competition in the market and freedom for entry. Prices, production, and the distribution of goods are determined mainly by competition in a free market.


Communism is a philosophy advocating collective ownership and administration of the means of production, ownership and distribution of goods in a state-less society. Features of Communism: Group living in which there is no private property. Means of production are owned and controlled by the community(party). Goods are owned in common and are available to all as needed. …

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Social Democracy

Social Democracy is the political philosophy that advocates a peaceful, evolutionary transition of society from capitalism to socialism, using established political processes. It rejects Marxism’s advocacy of social revolution. Social-democrats regard state regulation (without state ownership) sufficient to ensure economic growth and a fair distribution of income.


Libertarianism is a political philosophy which advocates that individuals should have complete freedom of action, provided their actions do not infringe on the freedom of others. Some Libertarians – oppose income tax and other government impositions. oppose social security programes and the postal service. oppose gun control. support the legalization of prohibited drugs.


Individualism is a political and social philosophy that emphasizes individual freedom. Main Advocates of Individualism Adam Smith,  Jeremy Bentham,  Alexis de Tocqueville etc. Philosophy of Individualism All values are human-centred. The individual is of supreme importance. All individuals are morally equal. Great value on self-reliance, on privacy, and on mutual respect. Opposes authority and to all manner of …

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Any philosophy which gives importance to group rather than individual. Examples : Communism, Socialism, Fascism etc.