To carry out the will of the people.
To ensure people's freedoms and improve their quality of life.
To help the poor and needy and to defend social equality.
To protect the nation's borders and its cultural and national identity.
To control all elements of society so as to ensure it benefits everyone.
There should be no government. People can take care of themselves.
The governemnt should completely control the money supply to ensure everyone gets the share they deserve based on their contribution to society.
The rich should be highly taxed and the money given to the poor.
The rich should be taxed and the money used to benefit everyone.
Moving money from rich to poor makes the poor work less hard. It should be avoided.
There should be no government intervention in the economy whatsoever.
If the people are given full control of the economy the right policy will be found by trial and error.
The civil service is incompetent and disfunctional. Services that you pay for anyway should be privatised.
There is no need for public services. All services can be handled by the private sector.
Public coorporations are important in certain key industries where it must be ensured that everyone is treated equally.
Government run organisations are the best type of company.
Yes: Together we prosper. Divided we fall.
No: It would be best to join something like EFTA for trade but there is no need to delegate political powers to international organisations.
No: National identity above all - we should not open our borders to foreigners.
It should be decided by plebiscite.
No: human rights above all else
If the people want it then it must be right.
Minorities should be persecuted but the people shouldn't get to vote.
No: people are too stupid to make that kind of decision
Only if it's very mild persecution.
Yes and to adopt, there should be no discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
No, marriage should be between a man and a woman.
Gays have no place in a functional society.
The government has no right to regulate marriage and adoption.
Pro - life
Pro - choice
Not sure / in between
Yes, for serious criminals and traitors.
Yes, for any enemy of soceity.
Yes, for serious crimes only.
No, life is sacred.
A jury or a public vote
A highly qualified judge trained in the law and human rights
Death penalty - they have commited a crime and are of no use to society
Forced labour - they should be made to work to benefit society
Exile / Parole - keep them from robbing again while respecting their human rights
Release them - the governemnt has no right to do any of the above
Yes - if it is mandated by a court to protect human rights
Yes - if impartial experts believe it is good for the people
Yes - if the government thinks it is good for the people
No - the people are the ultimate authority
No - no organisation can claim to act on behalf the people if even a minority of people disagree with it
All laws and government decisions should be subject to public vote.
Constitutional ammendments and important decisions should be voted on but things such as economic policy should not.
People should elect a government and legislature and they should do the rest.
The public is not qualified to take any important decision.
All health care should be free and provided by the state.
There should be a universal health insurance system to ensure all citizens can afford health care when they need it.
Socialized health care creates more problems than it solves. Private health care and health insurance is sufficient.
No - if no one wants to go there I shouldn't have to pay for it
Yes - the government should ensure its people have access to educational material
Only if the majority of people think they should be open.
Yes - people should learn about the gloriou shistory of their country
The government should invest heavilly in all areas of science.
The government should not waste money on unnecesary research particularly into theoretical subjects.
Only people who want to pay for research should pay for research.
The government should only fund research that the taxpayers think is important.
It is unethical and should be banned.
It should be legal but I shouldn't have to pay money for it.
It should be legal and heavilly funded because of importance for science and medicine.
It should be legal because the rights of the society surpass the rights of the individual.
Society always comes first
The individual always comes first
Mostly society comes first but the individual is also important
Mostly the individual comes first but society is also important
Religion is important and its teachings true and therefore the state should protect and enforce it.
Religion is important and its teachings true but freedom of religion is also important.
Religion is not absolute truth but has important things to teach and is valuable in society.
Religious teachings are obviously untrue but they bring many benefits to society and so people should be free to believe in them.
Religion is untrue and harmful and should be attacked by the state.
If most people in a country are religious then the government should also be religious.
No: evolution is science, creationism is not, children should not be taught lies.
No, and all mention of the creation myth should be illegal
Yes, creationsim is also a valid theory
Yes, if the people want it it must be done
Yes: evolution should not be taught as it goes against the word of God
There should be no schools whatsoever.