Philosophy: Why do we all think ideologically now and then

It is an election campaign, and therefore it is currently common to accuse political opponents of this or that of being “ideologists”. But you don’t have to look for interviews with politicians or opinions. It is often enough to read the discussions on social media on topics that are relatively manageable for local politics: Tempo 30, waste separation, free parking for residents, a youth center – everything can seemingly be underestimated as “just an ideology” or at least “ideological form”. This can give the impression that “ideology” is just an empty phrase: when in doubt, whatever does not suit you is always ideological. One of the things that resonate here is that human action, especially in politics, must Always as “ideologically free” as possible Ideology seems to be a certain kind of absurdity.

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