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News Where are you on the political compass this election?

  1. Left Authoritarian

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  2. Right Authoritarian

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  3. Left Libertarian

    65.2%
  4. Right Libertarian

    26.1%
  1. Nov 1, 2012 #1

    Pythagorean

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    http://www.politicalcompass.org/test


    I guess I'm not terribly surprised by my results; I'm registered libertarian, but kind of distanced myself from political parties since joining the circus... er, I mean academia:
    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-6.12&soc=-4.21 [Broken]
     
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    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-8.12&soc=-6.15 [Broken]

    Guess I'm not too surprised either, but I think this test isn't very fair for people on the true fringes. I'm actually quite a moderate leftist (if one considers "far left" to be raw, actual socialism), yet I scored much more left-wing than François Hollande - pretty silly, really.
     
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  4. Nov 1, 2012 #3

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    No surprise here either:

    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-4.75&soc=-6.46 [Broken]
     
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  5. Nov 1, 2012 #4
    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=1.38&soc=-0.46 [Broken]

    I might get bit to left if I do it again.
     
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  6. Nov 1, 2012 #5

    Evo

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    Mine has shifted a bit from the last time.

    Your political compass
    Economic Left/Right: -4.00
    Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -0.92

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  7. Nov 1, 2012 #6

    Evo

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    OMG!!! I'm Gandhi!!!

    Well, pretty close.
     

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  8. Nov 1, 2012 #7

    micromass

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    I don't think Gandhi would hurt his dog...
     
  9. Nov 1, 2012 #8

    Evo

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    It was an accident!!! :cry:
     
  10. Nov 2, 2012 #9

    turbo

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    Don't throw flashlights! That can hurt!
     
  11. Nov 2, 2012 #10

    SixNein

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    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-6.62&soc=-6.36 [Broken]
     
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  12. Nov 2, 2012 #11
    Good to see physicists are lefties :)
     
  13. Nov 2, 2012 #12

    Ryan_m_b

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    I've seen this site before, questions are a bit random and seem biased towards the left IMO. Still this is my result;

    iofb7d.png
     
  14. Nov 2, 2012 #13

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    Green square. Not that I am surprised.

    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-3.62&soc=-3.69 [Broken]
     
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  15. Nov 2, 2012 #14
    Many of these questions are stupid and cannot possibly be used to pick a political position. For example, the question about abstract art has nothing to do with politics.

    Nevertheless, here is my graph:

    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-4.12&soc=-6.10 [Broken]
     
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  16. Nov 2, 2012 #15
    Libertarian left, unsurprisingly.

    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-5.25&soc=-3.54 [Broken]
     
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  17. Nov 2, 2012 #16
    I didn't answer the quiz. The first question was too silly for me.
    Don't get me wrong, I'm all for serving humanity. It's just that if the interests of trans-national corporations are also served, then count me out.
     
  18. Nov 2, 2012 #17

    cobalt124

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    Around about (2,6) in the green, near Gandhi. (Don't have time to work out how to paste an image in).
     
  19. Nov 2, 2012 #18
    Right-click on the image, select the option that lets you view the image in a separate window or tab. Then copy the URL, and paste it here in the image tag. Just for future reference. (There might also be a "copy URL" option when you right click on the image, depending on your browser).
     
  20. Nov 2, 2012 #19

    turbo

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    I'm just a notch below Ghandi. Not surprising, since I am a pacifist.
     
  21. Nov 2, 2012 #20

    lisab

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    Yeah, for a lot of those questions my true answer would be, "That's a stupid question!"

    Yet I muddled through someohow:

    http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-3.50&soc=-4.46 [Broken]
     
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