Holiday in Extremadura – Extremadura Travel for Politics also plays a role in determining how these needs are created in the first place, how they become articulated, and what sort of relationships form around them. Politics comes into play in the way we are influenced to perceive our particular needs as needs and in the way we are influenced to perceive our particular rights (to see these needs fulfilled) as rights. Politics precedes and exceeds the distribution of scarce resources and the pursuit of individual interests because it concerns the ways we define and understand our resources, our interests, our relationships, and ultimately ourselves as individuals. A central assumption of individualists is that the autonomous agent is, as it were, prepolitical. For liberals who accept this premise, individuals make politics, politics does not make individuals. Communitarian theorists disagree. As Michael Sandel writes: By putting the self beyond the reach of politics, [liberalism makes human agency an article of faith rather than an object of continuing attention and concern, a premise of politics rather than its precarious achievement. Holiday in Extremadura – Extremadura Travel 2016.