- Should morality be separate from politics?
- Evolution of tolerance: homosexuality was not acceptable in the past but is widely recognised as equal to heterosexuality now. Would Paedophilia be accepted in the future?
- Morally unacceptable ideas or conduct can be drummed into people’s mind as acceptable – politicians often use marketing techniques to dress up a “bad” policy as a “good” policy.
- Part of political oppression is to persuade or coerce people to accept or reject certain concepts which are morally "wrong".
See also: Speaking ill of the dead