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Discuss how you have been politically socialized in your life, or think you have been socialized. Discuss how you have been politically socialized in your life, or think you have been socialized.

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So much of what I have chosen to be comes from socialization. We are presented with ideas from our parents, friends, churches or schools that we become a composite of that information combined with our choices.

I know that my choice to pursue my own choice of religion comes from my exposure by my parents. However, I choose where, and what "church family" suits me. In terms of politics, I am not affected either way. Both sides have good guys, and both sides have self-serving egotists. It sounds harsh, but the squabbling between parties, when I think almost everyone is guilty of the same nonsense on both sides has turned me off. I am registered non-Partisan. So I cannot vote in primaries...I find I need not associate myself with either, and can vote my conscience.

My sense of morality comes from training at home, and the choices I had to make growing up, as well as choices I make now. We are all a mixture of the diverse experiences we have had. Even in reading literature, our reactions are...

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