Polarisation

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Polarising perspectives

Full article: Polarising perspective

A polarising perspective is a way of thinking which promotes polarisation. In the 21st century, many such perspectives continue to be promoted by commercially-controlled media, governments and other deep state backed institutions.

Neoconservatism

Full article: Neoconservatism

Laissez faire economics polarises society into "haves" and "have nots" (or "the 1%" and "the 99%" or the "precariat"). As neocoservative values have promoted monetisation, this polarisation has been extended to more and more aspects of society.

Money

Full article: Money

Use of money is so widespread that it is often unnoticed as a polarising since money terms each interaction must have has one "winner" and "loser". By separating the world into "winners" and "losers".

War

Full article: Permanent war mentality

War is an archetypal polarising perspective - eat or be eaten. Without the possibility of peaceful co-existance, the world is divided into friends and enemies, predators and prey.

Geopolitics

Cold war

Full article: Cold war

Post WWII, a highly polarised geopolitical situation saw the USSR and the Warsaw Pact nations in opposition to the USA and NATO. This polarisation was reflected in party politics worldwide.

Cold war II?

Full article: Cold war II

The leak of Integrity Initiative documents has revealed a highly polarised worldview. It seems to view "pro-Western" and "anti-Russian" almost as synonyms.

“given the high anti-Russian sentiment in the country [of Georgia], there is a space for pro-Western voices, especially on independent TV stations. It is necessary to increase capacity to allow for this to happen on a larger scale.”
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