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Political moderate

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Moderate is an ideological for people who are against radical or extreme political and religious views.[1][2]

A moderate is seen as someone having a general view of things instead of an extreme one. In American politics, a moderate is someone who has a centre position on the leftright political spectrum.


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  1. Schmid, Alex P. (2013). "Radicalisation, De-Radicalisation, Counter-Radicalisation: A Conceptual Discussion and Literature Review". Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies. 4 (2). The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism. doi:10.19165/2013.1.02.
  2. "Types of social movements". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved January 10, 2020. Social movements may also be categorized on the basis of the general character of their strategy and tactics; for instance, whether they are legitimate or underground. The popular distinction between radical and moderate movements reflects this sort of categorization.