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Is there any word "Numerical power" in sociology?

The broadest term for political power of one polity or faction over another is called hegemony in political science which is one of the fields of sociological study. From WP: In Ancient Greece (ca. ...
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Is there any word "Numerical power" in sociology?

Can we use the term "Numerical power" to describe the power of such a community? Would it be sociologically correct to say so? You could introduce that expression in a sociological study ...
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In a democratic society, should governments be allowed to pay for or fund artistic/cultural works and performances using taxpayers' money?

Yes, because if you take the German perspective (Read The Management of Opera by Agid on European opera funding model, for example), art exists outside of the profit arena and in the “being mode”. ...
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In a democratic society, should governments be allowed to pay for or fund artistic/cultural works and performances using taxpayers' money?

A democratic government exists to implement the will of the population. If the population wants there to be publicly available art, then the government should make it so. If the population does not, ...
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In a democratic society, should governments be allowed to pay for or fund artistic/cultural works and performances using taxpayers' money?

This is an extremely important question. But this topic is taboo in American politics even though their model of imported (by European immigrants) culture and values does not work anymore. A large ...
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In a democratic society, should governments be allowed to pay for or fund artistic/cultural works and performances using taxpayers' money?

You ask: in a democratic society, should governments be allowed to pay for or fund artistic/cultural works and performances using taxpayers' money? And in response to "'should' according to ...
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Neo-liberalism, language and freedom?

Wittgenstein does not address the issue of freedom specifically, but if we turn to his "Philosophical Investigations" it isn't too difficult to suss out where he'd go with it. First off, ...
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Should freedom of speech accept speech against liberal values? Such as hate speech?

"Free speech" cannot accept or allow anything, it's a concept not an agent. And similar to most these concepts like "laws", "right", "privileges", "...
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