"Political" meaning "of or relating to Government or to the conduct of Government." The origin of this word is Greek and translates to "of, for, or relating to citizens."
"Civil" meaning "of or relating to citizens". Related to Civil is the very important but often missing "Civilized" meaning "adequate in courtesy and politeness, mannerly."
"Civic" as in, "civic duty" which means being a responsible and good citizen, according to definitions.USLegal.com, "some examples of civic duties are obeying the law, serving on a jury, paying taxes and voting." Also, it means that as citizens with certain rights there are also responsibilities such as public problem solving and participation. Therefore, it is necessary to have "Civic engagement" according to Wiki, this has been defined as "Individual and collective actions designed to identify and address issues of public concern."
I guess I'm political because I care and because I despise injustice. Many times I meet people who say to me, "I'm not political". I always wonder about this. What does this mean to them? Who has this luxury not to be "political."
Just thinking out loud while I contemplate a journal title.
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