Political ideology can corrupt the mind and science. E.O. Wilson

What is ideology?

  • Write a definition of your own and then discuss it with someone else.
  • Find a definition in a dictionary. Was it different yours?
  • discuss what you understand the word ideology to mean.

What are my own political beliefs?

Take the quiz found in this link: my political beliefs quiz

Which ideologies have shaped the 20th century?

Watch this crash course movie ‘Capitalism and Socialism’

Brainstorm a list of ideologies from the 20th century. In your group divide them up and find out what they mean. Which of them is most similar to your own political beliefs?

Write a justification for the ideology which you agree with the most. You must express your belief in this ideology to the class.

Why was ideology so extreme and so significant in the 20th century?