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Defining politics

We have all heard the term politics, but do we really know what it means?

Here is one definition:

"Politics is the art of controlling your environment." - Hunter S. Thompson

In groups of 2 or 3, search for other definitions of politics:

"Politics have no relation to morals." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors." - Plato

"Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel." - John Quinton

"Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed." - Carl Von Clausewit (Prussian general)

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

"In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." - Napoleon Bonaparte


The theme of the triad L is sustainability. What is sustainability?

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water, energy, agriculture, education, infrastructure, transportation, health, security

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In groups, locate a story about sustainability and apply to a Texas Political region.