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- Conservatism : Political principles and practices that oppose radical reform, emphasising respect for existing institutions and traditions, and often involving support for the free enterprise capitalism.
- American conservatism : A diverse mix of political ideologies that share support for market economics, some view of American exceptionalism and, generally, decentralization of government; differing views of individual liberties versus enforcement of morality; in opposition to liberalism, socialism and communism; factions include libertarianism, social conservatism, nativism (politics) and neoconservatism
- Barry Goldwater : (1909-1998) An American politician from Arizona who served as a U.S. Senator and unsuccessfully ran for president in 1964 against incumbent Lyndon Johnson.
- Liberalism : Economic and political doctrine advocating free enterprise, free competition and free will.
- Thought reform : Techniques, originally used to enforce conformity with political systems or to coerce confessions, that have been associated with ill-defined terms such as "brainwashing" and "mind control", although there is no evidence that total control, of which the subject is unaware, is possible