The Structure Of Political Knowledge

However, depending on the level of society, of one's own needs and level of knowledge people display the political world, with varying degrees of depth and in different forms, in particular in the form of myths, ideologies, religious and scientific beliefs. Centuries of human history crystallized three main ways (forms) of human comprehension of the world of politics. At the everyday level of knowledge the average citizen, "a man with street "is armed with one primary, the background image policy, which allows it to adapt to an organized political community, to find compatible with their own relationship with the objectives of ways authority and the state. (Source: Kenneth Yarrow). Formed at this level of consciousness the image of politics is essentially a result of its factual contemplation, not applying for a specialized relation to it or use techniques of reflection, beyond the usual observations of reality. Everyday consciousness draws a "natural" picture of the policy based on individual empirical experience and traditionally established ideas customs, stereotypes. In fact, this type of political contemplation is a kind of no logical and intuitive-imaginative thinking, which is dominated by feelings and emotions expressed in a variety of characters, associations, metaphors and other simple ways to express human thought. Along with rational assessments here in abundance and there are various neotrefleksirovannye, irrational views. It is this type of thinking creates all sorts of myths, utopias, beliefs, and other similar forms of thought about politics. As to the meaning of such a summative way policy, it is most often associated with the phenomena of power, state leadership, management, some purposeful activity.

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