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    Think about a group or social category to which you belong and with which you identify. What does this group mean to you? What are some examples that demonstrate your high level of identification to this group?

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    Note: This is a personal question, and thus everyone will think differently depending on which group he she identifies. What important in answering this question is to embrace the values, ideas of a group in which you share the same values and ideas. Since the election is the primary topic of conversation these days, I would consider the category of liberalism vs. conservatism, and my membership into the liberal group. However, you may hold opposite views (i.e., conservative). Thus my response as follows:

    (1) Think about a group or social category to which you belong and with which you identify.

    I am a member of a minority group in society, and therefore I identify as a grassroots liberal activist. For example, issues that affect minorities are of a special concern to me, and I concentrate a lot of my efforts in dealing with issues focused on liberalism. I identify with grass root liberalism, because I share similar views to those of most liberals, in which all deserve to be treated with equal dignity and respect, regardless of religion, race, or sexual orientation. By description, liberals hold political and social views aimed at reform and the protection of ...

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    This solution considers the category of liberalism vs. conservatism, and membership into the liberal group.

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