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Politics and Family

It was painful for me to think about the relevance between Family and Politics and I can’t promise that I have already clearly made up my mind about the importance of politics to the family or family to politics. Was the reason behind this is the mere fact that I unintentionally paid little to no attention at all during the discussion of this topic? Well it could be, but I think it is more plausible to say that this topic is more or less peculiar to my standards. But anyway all is well that ends well, for I have found a link between the two after several hours contemplating in a room. All credits goes to my subject called “Politics and Governance” for helping me came up with an idea with Political structures regarding the family. The Philippines is said to obtain the earliest form of political organization which is patriarchal in form. Wherein the original family expanded through the marriage of the children, thus, forming new families; the family broadened into a clan, then the clan developed into a tribe; until it grew into a nation. I see that this primitive theory of state suggests a similarity in our present situation. Like the case of the political structure in our country which had hitherto having families running the entire province and even the entire nation if left unresolved. Having that situation is not the real deal in the problems of our political structure, that is, we are facing the reality that only the wealthy people must step inside the politics. Then they say that we have the so called conflict of interest. But my opinion would be that this so called conflict of interest is nothing but a defective premise. As a realist, there is no way a poor person can run effectively in the government in a nationwide scale; and I can even extend this to state and local level. The main reason for this is about the campaign finance…...

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