Attending demonstrations
Best political system: democracy
Best political system: experts, not government, make decisions
Best political system: military regime
Best political system: strong leader, unconcerned with parliament and elections
Competition good versus harmful
Confidence in civil services
Confidence in environmental organizations
Confidence in Government
Confidence in major companies
Confidence in NATO
Confidence in Parliament
Confidence in political parties
Confidence in the armed forces
Confidence in the church
Confidence in the education system
Confidence in the European Union
Confidence in the health care system
Confidence in the justice system
Confidence in the police
Confidence in the press
Confidence in the social security system
Confidence in the United Nations Organization
Confidence in trade unions
Democracy: economic system functions poorly
Democracy: has problems but is the best system
Democracy: indecisive, too much squabbling
Democracy: not good at maintaining order
Discussion of politics
Equal incomes versus greater incentives for individual effort
Equality more important than personal freedom
Freedom to firms versus more control of firms
Greater respect for authority would be good
How well one’s own system of government is functioning
Importance of politics
Individual responsibility versus state responsibility
Interest in politics
Joining in boycotts
Left or right political views
Less emphasis on money and material possessions would be good
Occupying buildings or factories
Personal freedom more important than equality
Private ownership versus government ownership
Satisfaction with development of democracy in one’s own country
Signing petitions
Society must be defended against all changes
Society must be gradually changed through reform
Society must be radically changed through revolutionary action
Unemployment accept any job or lose benefits versus having the right to refuse
Unofficial strikes
Belief in a personal God
Belief in God
Belief in heaven
Belief in hell
Belief in life after death
Belief in lucky charm
Belief in reincarnation
Belief in sin
Belief in some sort of spirit or life force
Can connect to the divine without churches or religious services
Churches: provide answers to moral problems
Churches: provide answers to people’s spiritual needs
Churches: provide answers to problems of family life
Churches: provide answers to social problems
Comfort and strength from religion
Do not believe in any sort of spirit, God or life force
Good and evil: clear guidelines but deviations justified
Good and evil: clear guidelines, whatever the circumstances
Good and evil: never clear guidelines, always depends upon circumstances
Importance of God
Importance of religion
Interest in the sacred or supernatural
Moments of prayer, meditation or contemplation
No one true religion – all great world religions contain truths
None of the great religions offers truths
Not sure what they believe
Only one true religion
Only one true religion – but other religions also contain truths
People who say they are atheist
People who say they are not religious
People who say they are religious
Politicians who do not believe in God unfit for public service
Prayer outside of religious services
Religious leaders should not influence government decisions
Religious services: attend at least once a week
Religious services: attended at least once a week when 12 years old
Religious services: important for a birth
Religious services: important for a death
Religious services: important for a marriage
Adult children should care for parents even at expense of their own well-being
Adult child’s duty to take care of ill or fragile parent
Alright to live together without being married
Always love and respect parents regardless of their faults
Approval of a woman having a child without a stable relationship
Approval of abortion married couple that wants no more children
Approval of abortion unmarried woman
Being housewife is as fulfilling as doing paid work
Child needs father and mother to grow up happily
Children should not sacrifice their own well-being for their parents
Duty towards society to have children
Fathers are as able to look after their children as mothers
Having a job is best way for woman to be an independent person
Homosexuals should be able to adopt children
Husband and wife should contribute to household income
Importance of family
Importance of friends
Important to learn at home: determination and perseverance
Important to learn at home: feeling of responsibility
Important to learn at home: good manners
Important to learn at home: independence
Important to learn at home: obedience
Important to learn at home: religious faith
Important to learn at home: thriftiness
Important to learn at home: tolerance and respect for other people
Important to learn at home: unselfishness
Important to learn at home: use of imagination
Important to learn at home: value of hard work
Man needs children to be fulfilled
Marriage is an outdated institution
Marriage or long-term relationship necessary to be happy
Men should take as much responsibility for household and children as women
No duty to respect and love parents who have not earned it
Parents should not sacrifice their own well-being for their children
Parents’ duty to do their best for children even at expense of their own well-being
People should decide for themselves whether to have children
Pre-school child suffers when mother works
Successful marriage: a happy sexual relationship
Successful marriage: agreement on politics
Successful marriage: an adequate income
Successful marriage: being of the same social background
Successful marriage: children
Successful marriage: faithfulness
Successful marriage: good housing
Successful marriage: having some time for own friends and hobbies
Successful marriage: living apart from one’s in-laws
Successful marriage: partners being willing to discuss problems
Successful marriage: shared religious beliefs
Successful marriage: sharing household chores
What woman wants most is home and children
Woman needs to have children to be fulfilled
Working mother can have as strong a relationship with child as non-working mother
Feeling of free choice and control over one’s life
Feeling that people are fair
Feeling that people can be trusted
Feeling that people try to be helpful
Involvement in youth work organisations
Justifiable: abortion
Justifiable: artificial insemination or in-vitro fertilization
Justifiable: avoiding a fare on public transport
Justifiable: cheating on your tax statement
Justifiable: claiming benefits to which you are not entitled
Justifiable: death penalty
Justifiable: divorce
Justifiable: euthanasia
Justifiable: experiments on human embryos
Justifiable: genetic manipulation of foodstuffs
Justifiable: having casual sex
Justifiable: homosexuality
Justifiable: joyriding
Justifiable: lying in your own interest
Justifiable: married people having an affair
Justifiable: officials accepting a bribe
Justifiable: paying cash for services to avoid taxes
Justifiable: prostitution
Justifiable: suicide
Justifiable: taking marijuana or hashish
Membership in educational, arts, music or cultural organisations
Membership in environmental or animal rights groups
Membership in local community action groups
Membership in organisations that provide services for the elderly, handicapped and deprived
Membership in peace movement organisations
Membership in political parties or groups
Membership in professional associations
Membership in religious or church organisations
Membership in sports or recreation organisations
Membership in Third World development or human rights groups
Membership in trade unions
Membership in voluntary health organisations
Membership in women’s groups
Not as a neighbour: Christians
Not as a neighbour: drug addicts
Not as a neighbour: emotionally unstable people
Not as a neighbour: Gypsies
Not as a neighbour: heavy drinkers
Not as a neighbour: homosexuals
Not as a neighbour: immigrants / foreign workers
Not as a neighbour: Jews
Not as a neighbour: left wing extremists
Not as a neighbour: Muslims
Not as a neighbour: people of a different race
Not as a neighbour: people who have AIDS
Not as a neighbour: people with a criminal record
Not as a neighbour: people with large families
Not as a neighbour: right wing extremists
Volunteer work: community action groups
Volunteer work: educational, arts, music or cultural organisations
Volunteer work: environmental or animal rights groups
Volunteer work: peace movement organisations
Volunteer work: political parties or groups
Volunteer work: professional associations
Volunteer work: religious or church organisations
Volunteer work: social welfare services for the elderly, handicapped and deprived
Volunteer work: sports or recreation organisations
Volunteer work: Third World development or human right groups
Volunteer work: trade unions
Volunteer work: voluntary health organisations
Volunteer work: women’s groups
Volunteer work: youth work organisations
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