I have a few questions that I think all citizens should ask a politician, or just ask themselves how one might answer.
How can there be a free will if everything is scientifically determined?
A. Do you ever think about how you positively or negatively impact the lives of those around you?
B. Are you aware of the real causes of your actions?
C. Should you be held accountable the consequences of what happens when nothing is done?
D. Is the lust for power rooted in weakness or strength?
E. Is your behavior directed by will?
F. Can there be liberty apart from equality and fraternity?
G. When is life not worth living?
H. Is justice enough to make society serve its purpose?
I. Can there be Utopia?
J. Can some human beings obey or disobey laws as they choose?
K. Do you call something good because you desire it or do you desire something because it is good?
L. How can morality function in a world governed by scientific laws?
M, Has society (politicians) issued laws that conflict with morality?
N. Are most people who are considered “great people” morally admirable human beings?
O. Is money an aphrodisiac? (spending)
P. Is academic intelligence better than life experience?
Q. Do people have the right to control other people?
R. Is the existence of government imperative to achieving an ordered society?
S. Do societies try to control the behavior of their populations?
T. Is civil law an obstacle to freedom?
U. Does science drain the world of moral purpose and spiritual meaning?
V. How much power should government have?
W. Why does Marx think alienation can only be overcome in a classless society?
Also, of all the years that I have voted in a presidential election this is the first time the Democratic and Republican candidates have not been one and two on the ballot, but one and four.