There is no RationalWiki without you. We are a small non-profit with no staff – we are hundreds of volunteers who document pseudoscience and crankery around the world every day. We will never allow ads because we must remain independent. We cannot rely on big donors with corresponding big agendas. We are not the largest website around, but we believe we play an important role in defending truth and objectivity.
If everyone who saw this today donated $5, we would meet our goal for 2021.
| Fighting pseudoscience isn't free.|
We are 100% user-supported! Help and donate $5, $20 or whatever you can today with !
User:Diacelium/Essay draft:What should be the aims of politics
Employment, productivity, security, growth, freedom, happiness, national identity, equality, sovereignty, order: every polital ideology, movement, party, every government seeks and promises to attain some goal (or throws in some buzzwords that sound like a good thing for the population). Some economists will debate on the best way to increase employment, for example (and sometimes proposing solutions that, while they would increase employment, would also increase poverty and harsh working conditions), without questioning whether it's something that we should seek, whether or not full employment is actually attainable, whether or not if everyone is able to work in the current way work is organized (this sounds really cliché, but I'll elaborate on that).