The Political Compass

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Mar 1, 2011

The Political Compass by TrolleyDave at 12:00 AM (2,709 Views / 0 Likes) 57 replies

  1. TrolleyDave
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    Every wondered whether you're a left-wing or right-wing thinker when it comes to politics? Here is a quick test to show your leanings!

    http://www.politicalcompass.org/

    My results :

    Economic Left/Right: -6.38
    Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -3.03

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    edit : Oops, almost forgot to add - thanks to CAS for reminding me about this test!
     


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    lol, I never took the time to think of myself as either.

    I hate politics! [​IMG]

    But then, America has it slightly different.
     
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    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    About where I thought.
     
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    The Political Compass
    Economic Left/Right: -4.00
    Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.92
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    This is what I got.

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    Though I admit I saw some orthography mistakes here and there which made me question the validity of this test.
     
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    Economic Left/Right: -4.12
    Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.74

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    I would have killed for a "in the middle" option sometimes.
    Also, is it me or has everyone who has taken the test except me was a libertarian leftist?
     
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    Liberty seeking socialists! [​IMG] lol You did end up with a reasonably centrist position. I know this might seem like an odd question but are you religious?
     
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    I answered all of these honestly.

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    Depends on what you mean by "religious". I don't follow any religious movement, but do believe in a higher being.
     
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    Economic Left/Right: -3.50
    Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -1.08
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    This is roughly where I'd expect alot of Americans to place to be honest with. Although as more take the poll I'll probably end up eating my words! lol
     
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    Economic Left/Right: -3.88
    Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.15
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    Quite accurate. Though I thought I would be a bigger libertarian.
     
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    I'm not too sure about that actually, depends more where there from I think, my college would be economically with me, but on the left. People in the Midwest and south are usually/stereotypically right winged. and the coasts are generally more left wing in my experiences of travel around this country.
    I was surprised it didn't say I was more right. I've taken this quiz before, and its the same as last time.
     
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    Interesting. I always thought America was a more majority right country. It's the problem with trying to judge how people on the street think from reading/watching the press, news channels and the like. So I'm guessing the country itself, rather than the government, is alot more open to left-leaning thinking than the "vocal majority" and the press show?
     

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