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    Not to be confused with Progress.png Progressivism and/or Libertarian.png Libertarianism.

    Liberal Democracy (LibDem) or just Liberalism (Lib) is a Centrist-yellow.png centrist, usually Cultcenter.png Culturally Center to Prgess.png culturally left ideology (although there are also some Trad.png culturally right liberal ideologies like Reactlib.png Reactionary Liberalism, Conlib.png Conservative Liberalism etc...) which is regarded as being the dominant ideology within Western influenced nations. He is also dominant in some countries in Africa, although most African countries usually are Socdem.png social democratic or Sec.png authoritarian. There is not much liberalism in Asia and Eastern Europe, except in Taiwan.


    Proto Liberalism








    Modern Day



    Though liberalism is rather vaguely defined, and its definition alters depending on when and where the term is used, it is typically associated with values such as Liberal Democracy.png multiparty democracy, Liberty.png civil liberties, Secular.png secularism, Prog.png progressivism, Internation.png internationalism, and a Markets.png market-based economy.

    What separates Liberal Democracy from Clib.png Classical Liberalism is an emphasis on social justice and social equality as compared with its predecessor. Liberalism tends to support moderate means-tested Welf.png welfare targeted at the poor to ensure people can meet basic human needs. He, also with his dad, Classical Liberal, influences a lot of liberal ideologies.


    LibInternat.png Liberal Internationalism

    Flag of Liberal Internationalism

    Liberal Internationalism is a foreign policy doctrine that argues that Internation.png international organizations should achieve multilateral agreements between states that uphold rules-based norms and promote Dem.png liberal democracy through things like Humanismpix.png humanitarian aid or Libhawk.png military intervention. It is defined by achieving global structures within international systems that are inclined towards promoting a liberal world order through things like Globcap.png global free trade, Cap.png liberal economics, and Liberal Democracy.png liberal political systems. These international organizations would include institutions like Cball-NATO.png NATO, Cball-EU.png EU, Cball-UN.png UN, and the World.png IMF.

    SecLib.png Secular Liberalism

    Secular liberalism is a form of Lib.png liberalism in which Secular.png secularist principles and values, and sometimes non-religious ethics, are especially emphasised. It supports the separation of religion and state. Moreover, secular liberals are usually advocates of Liberal Democracy.png liberal democracy and the open society as models for organizing stable and peaceful societies.

    CultLib.png Cultural Liberalism

    Cultural Liberalism is a social philosophy that expresses the social dimension of Lib.png liberalism and favors the Indiv.png freedom of individuals to choose to whether to conform to cultural norms. Although, commonly referred to as Soclib.png social liberalism in the context of the United States, doesn't imply an ideology per say, and just the general attitude that individuals should be free to decide their own decisions regardless of the political ideology.

    This follows the Mill.png harm principle, as cultural liberals believe that society shouldn't impose any specific code of behavior on individuals, they defend the moral rights of nonconformists to express their own identity however they see fit as long as they do not harm anyone else.

    Libcorp.png Liberal Corporatism

    Liberal corporatism is a liberal version of corporatism that recognizes the barganing interests of multiple groups within society, such as in the business, labor, and agricultural sectors and licenses them to engage in bargaining over economic policies with the state. This form of corporatism doesn't oppose individualism like a lot of forms of corporatism, which is where the political liberalism comes from, and is an influential component of the progressive movement in the United States, that has been referred to as "interest group liberalism". Liberal corporatism is commonly supported by proponents in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

    Liberal Democracy.png Liberal Democracy

    Flag of Liberal Democracy

    Liberal Democracy is a combination of a Lib.png liberal political ideology that operates under an indirect Dem.png democratic form of government. It is characterized by elections between Parti.png multiple distinct political parties, a separation of powers into different branches of government, the Equality.png rule of law in everyday life as part of an open society, a Cap.png market economy with private property, the Humanismpix.png equal protection of human rights, Civlibert.png civil rights, civil liberties, and political freedoms for all people. This the most known and common type of democracy in the west, and is usually refered as just "Dem.png Democracy" in the west.


    Liberalism is often shown getting easily angered or "triggered" by others and is shown to not be the biggest fan of violence. He is often schooled in debates.

    However, he also has a secretive, wiser side that often acts philosophical and just.

    How to Draw

    Flag of Liberalism

    Liberalism's design is based on a flag designed by u/Aransentin on r/neoliberal. The golden circle represents the world with the bars representing the invisible hand of the free market reaching around.

    1. Draw a ball with Eyes
    2. Make it blue (preferably (#006aa7) shade of blue)
    3. Draw a golden/yellow circle (#ffd700) and then make dents in it of the blue color. (Symbolizes the world being held by the invisible hand of the market)

    You're done.

    Color Name HEX RGB
    Blue #006AA7 0, 106, 167
    Gold #FFE680 255, 230, 128



    • Clib.png Classical Liberalism - Love you dad! Just regulate that economy a bit more, okay?
    • Soclib.png Social Liberalism - My welfare-loving, progressive nephew. I helped teach him everything he knows.
    • Socdem.png Social Democracy - Like the above, except a little bit extreme at times. I'm still really glad you chose me over Soc-h.png them.
    • Neoliberal-icon.png Neoliberalism - Son, you helped preserve my ideas when the world was on the verge of forgetting them. You’re my primary ideological successor, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. You also know more about economics than any of my other children.
    • Liberalconservative.png Liberal Conservatism - Tradition and freedom.
    • Conlib.png Conservative Liberalism - Aren't you LibCon again? No? Oh well.
    • Libfem.png Liberal Feminism - 👏 More 👏 female 👏 liberals.
    • Glib.png Green Liberalism - The BEST form of environmentalism.
    • Socliber.png Social Libertarianism - Free markets and moderated social justice are the center of the democratic system.
    • Cdem.png Christian Democracy & Islamic Democracy.png Islamic Democracy - My religious children! Even though the latter often degenerates into authoritarian ideologies like Ottoman.png Erdoganism.
    • Radlib.png Radicalism - I know you are just a soclib who is no longer radical, and that is a good thing.
    • European Federalism.png European Federalism - The European project is one of my biggest achievements, just federalize and get rid of some bureaucracies and you’ll be perfect.
    • Girondi.png Girondism - My French republican brother.
    • Venizelos.png Venizelism - You did good work in Greece.
    • LibInternat.png Liberal Internationalism - Liberal international world order FTW, long live the free-market world!
    • Orlib.png Ordo-Liberalism - Economical freedom and helping the needy is The Best match, Germany turned out successfully, post 1949-90.


    • Prog.png Progressivism - I often like your social values and you're currently the most successful cultural ideology in the First World, but I hate it when people confuse me with you *cough* Altl.png *cough* . Also don't hang out too much with the Soc.png socialists, please.
    • Liberalsoc.png Liberal Socialism - I like your dedication to liberal values, but socialism, I don't really like it...
    • Nalib.png National Liberalism - I appreciate your support for civil liberties, but your nationalism sometimes scares me.
    • Antifa.png Anti-Fascism - Look, I'm an anti-fascist too, but can you stop being so violent and beating up anyone who disagrees with you? Why dedicate actual time to fighting people when we can go on Twitter and peacefully complain about it? (Also, I like capitalism, can't you see that just a few reforms in healthcare would make America better?)
    • Kemal.png Kemalism - I am grateful to Atatürk for getting Fethi Okyar to found the Liberal Republican Party, but statism is stupid. Ataturk was too authoritarian but was better than the reactionary cuck Erdogan. At least modern Kemalists support me.
    • ChiangKaiShek.png Chiang Kai-shek Thought - Lei Chen, Tsiang Tingfu, and Hu Shih supported you against the Mao.png commies, but why tf did you shut down the Free China Journal? Also, the white terror was mega cringe.
    • BoJo.png Borisism - Tbh, you confuse me a lot. Are you a LibCon or a Trumpist? Brexit and right-wing populism are cringe, but at least you have some progressive social takes and centrist economic policies Ig. I still prefer the Lib Dems over you even though I support you against Corbyn the old twat and that disappointment UKIP.
    • Conservative.png Conservatism - Our relationship is pretty odd indeed. We constantly fight each other over cultural policies but in terms of economics, we are mostly chill.
    • LDP(Japan).png Japanese Liberal Democracy - Not the best example of my system but I have to admit you make Nippon a better place.
    • Necon.png Neoconservatism and 3way.png Third Way - Spread my ideals worldwide, but sometimes in a manner that scares me.
    • Altl.png Alt-Lite - He often hates my cultural aspects, but supports economic ones.
    • Pinochet.png Pinochetism - You like free-market capitalism, but now you just made us look bad.


    • Statlib.png State Liberalism - NO YOU ARE NOT A LIBERAL! YOU ARE A DESPOT WITH PINK PAINT!
    • StateathFedora.png State Atheism - You're the same thing as a theocracy the only thing that changes is that you impose anti-theist beliefs instead of religious ones!
    • Nazi.png National Socialism - Genocidal fascist maniac who killed tens of millions of innocent people.
    • ML.png Marxism–Leninism - A totally failed ideology that killed tens of millions.
    • Natbol.png National Bolshevism - Literally Nazi Communism. Now I've seen everything...
    • Natcom.png National Communism - Moderate version of above.
    • WelfChauvin.png Welfare Chauvinism - I must be in a hall of mirrors at a funland and STOP POSING AS ME IN RUSSIA.
    • Euras.png Fourth Theory - Well, maybe Welfchauv wasn't that shameless after all... Get psychiatric help.
    • Ultraprogressivism.png Revolutionary Progressivism - Cultural progressivism is fine, but good God, you're insane!
    • React.png Reactionarism - Why the f*ck do you want to return to the Dark Ages?!? You are just as insane as the guy above btw.
    • Merc.png Mercantilism - You've had your time, now I'm the status quo, deal with it!
    • Trumpism.png Trumpism - Ugh, disgusting. Please cool it with the reactionary populism.
    • Reactlib.png Reactionary Liberalism - Just because we have the same views on economics doesn't make you one of us.
    • Mao.png Maoism - Totalitarian genocidal commie who starved millions of his own people.
    • Stalin.png Stalinism - Same as the above, but somehow a bureaucratic nightmare.
    • Dengf.png Dengism - Better than Mao but never forget Tiananmen Square Massacre. I’ll also never forgive you for conducting a literal genocide in Xinjiang.
    • Putin.png Putinism - Just like I won't forgive you for invading Ukraine. Also, Navalny is right, you're a party of crooks and thieves!
    • Ilminism.png Ilminism - Why in god’s name did you always want to assassinate and prosecute my followers, especially when They criticize you?
    • Juche.png Juche - And you too! North Korea turned into a totalitarian communist dystopia because of you!
    • Ottoman.png Neo-Ottomanism - Why are you trying to bring Turkey backward culturally and religiously and arrest thousands of people in the emergency and those journalists just because they criticized you? Turkey once held more journalists in custody than China. Your reactionary behaviours are just completely unacceptable. Atatürk was far better than you. Plus, why did you outlaw free speech recently??
    • Awaj.png Anarchism - Without a state, there is no constitution and without a constitution is no right to consolidation.
    • Jihad.png Jihadism - Just leave me and everyone the f*ck alone, You fundamentalist terrorist!
    • Khom.png Khomeinism - You can't force everyone in your country to follow your ideas and women to wear hijabs. This is human rights abuse!
    • Pahlavi.png Pahlavism - I don't care if You're secular and slightly progressive unlike that guy above. You oppressed many people!
    • Authoritarian Conservatism.png Authoritarian Conservatism - So you want Communitarism and Limited Freedom? No thank you.
    • Hindutva.png Hindutva - India shall be open for Innovation and Progress! British Raj had it's pluses you ungrateful Fanatic.
    • Altr.png Alt-Right - Altl.png Alt-Lite, what a surprise!
    • Carlism.png Carlism - WTF?! GAHHHH!
    • Zhirinovsky.png Zhirinovskyism - YOU'RE NOT ME!!!!!!!!!

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