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Politics - You are Everywhere

After being a student of Political Science for almost ten years now ... I realize the benefits I have accrued from this discipline. From being interested in studying civics, learning about rights, duties and government; I feel I have come a long way indeed as far as the systematic and scientific knowledge about politics is concerned and I certainly owe it to Political Science.

It is time we accept that politics is in an urgent need for redefinition. Far from the understanding that it is 'bad', 'negative', 'malicious', 'manipulative' and undesirable ... what I learnt is that politics is everywhere, is indispensable and the sooner we acknowledge it, the better for country. The benefits of learning Political Science in the academic domain are great. As for me, I attribute to this discipline the ability to let me think critically, not take facts on face value and question every form of knowledge that comes my way. It also helps one to be better at research…