* There's very little we can do to keep prices from going higher.
I feel that we have adequate ways of coping with pressure groups.
* There's very little we can do to bring about a permanent world peace.
I think each of us can do a great deal to improve world opinion of the United States.
The average citizen can have an influence on government decisions.
People like me can change the course of world events if we make ourselves heard.
I sometimes feel personally to blame for the sad state of affairs in our government.
* Whether one likes it or not‚ chance plays an awfully large part in world events.
Active discussion of politics can eventually lead to a better world.
Wars between countries can be avoided.
* There's little use for me to vote‚ since one vote doesn't count very much anyway.
* Some political corruption is a necessary evil of government.
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