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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby 89Hen » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:56 am

About as close to the center as you can get...

Economic Left/Right: -1.38
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -1.23
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby Skjellyfetti » Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:56 am

Here's mine.
Economic Left/Right: -2.13
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.08
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Most people's prior runs are now lost to the ether.

Thought these were interesting.

Looks like AZ has shifted left since 2018

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AZGrizFan wrote:I am almost positive we’ve gone through this exercise before, but treep’s unsolicited shot across my bow yesterday about the “dangers of unhinged grandpas like AZ” to society got me thinking....where exactly DO I stand, relative to the rest of humanity? Am I really that much of an outlier? So i took this test and, lo and behold, I’m right where I thought I was. Perfectly centered in my beliefs and more of a socially progressive libertarian. So, in closing: Suck it, treep. YOU are the outlier.

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So far, BDK appears to be the only one on the authoritarian spectrum here.
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby kalm » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:13 am

89Hen wrote:About as close to the center as you can get...

Economic Left/Right: -1.38
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -1.23


Thatta kid!
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby CAA Flagship » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:39 am

89Hen wrote:About as close to the center as you can get...

Economic Left/Right: -1.38
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -1.23

:coffee:

Economic Left/Right: -1.0
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -0.31

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby BDKJMU » Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:05 am

Skjellyfetti wrote:So far, BDK appears to be the only one on the authoritarian spectrum here.
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Yeah, I’m 1/10th of the way there..

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby BDKJMU » Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:07 am

So no one has bullseyed the center (one of the center 4 squares)

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby Chizzang » Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:19 am

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Nazi!


It is true though...
if there were 3 or 4 gun questions I'd end up in the crazy quadrant

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby bluehenbillk » Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:43 am

one block to the left & one block down, almost dead center
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby 89Hen » Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:07 pm

bluehenbillk wrote:one block to the left & one block down, almost dead center

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby 89Hen » Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:08 pm

BDKJMU wrote:So no one has bullseyed the center (one of the center 4 squares)

My circle touched the first lower left box, and it looks like Flaggy nailed it.
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby BDKJMU » Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:09 pm

89Hen wrote:
BDKJMU wrote:So no one has bullseyed the center (one of the center 4 squares)

My circle touched the first lower left box, and it looks like Flaggy nailed it.

I stand corrected. Maybe you 2 are bigger centrists than GF..

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby 89Hen » Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:09 pm

BTW, wouldn't the fact that Trip blocked me put him automatically on the top line of Authoritarian scale?
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Re: Your Political Compass

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby AZGrizFan » Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:04 pm

Skjellyfetti wrote:Here's mine.

Most people's prior runs are now lost to the ether.

Thought these were interesting.

Looks like AZ has shifted left since 2018

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I have, mostly on issues like legalization of marijuana and a couple other social issues I can't recall them asking about...Given where you were pegged, you'd think we'd agree a lot more on here than we do. :coffee: :coffee:
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby Skjellyfetti » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:01 pm

AZGrizFan wrote:
Skjellyfetti wrote:Here's mine.

Most people's prior runs are now lost to the ether.

Thought these were interesting.

Looks like AZ has shifted left since 2018





I have, mostly on issues like legalization of marijuana and a couple other social issues I can't recall them asking about...Given where you were pegged, you'd think we'd agree a lot more on here than we do. :coffee: :coffee:


That tells me you don't understand the chart. :lol:

Marijuana legalisation would move you down the chart... not left on the chart. The other social issues likely would as well.

"Right" vs. "left" is economics. According to your chart, you've moved left on "redistributive" vs "free market" economics. :suspicious:
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby CID1990 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:22 pm

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about the 5th time I’ve taken this and for the first time I wound up significantly to the right. The last several times I took it I was closer to the center (slightly right) and much more libertarian

This time, I answered the questions by asking myself if there were foreseeable negative consequences or costs to the implementation of my desires. If the answer was yes, then I went with the softer agree or disagree, which pushed me to the right and just slightly more authoritarian. I didn’t change direction on any answer.

Which goes back to what I was talking about earlier - tests like this and polls typically do not dig deeply enough - I think Americans (myself included) tend to be much more charitable when costs or consequences are not in play


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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby Winterborn » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:28 pm

Chizzang wrote:
93henfan wrote:
Nazi!


It is true though...
if there were 3 or 4 gun questions I'd end up in the crazy quadrant

:lol:


There is a happy medium. Too far right you miss out on all the beer/wine, too far left and you have to be PC. :nod:
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Your Political Compass

Postby css75 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:51 pm

I was closest to dead center, just 2 notches above it. That kind of surprised me, thought I was more to the right.


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Re: Your Political Compass

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby AZGrizFan » Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:55 pm

Skjellyfetti wrote:
AZGrizFan wrote:
I have, mostly on issues like legalization of marijuana and a couple other social issues I can't recall them asking about...Given where you were pegged, you'd think we'd agree a lot more on here than we do. :coffee: :coffee:


That tells me you don't understand the chart. :lol:

Marijuana legalisation would move you down the chart... not left on the chart. The other social issues likely would as well.

"Right" vs. "left" is economics. According to your chart, you've moved left on "redistributive" vs "free market" economics. :suspicious:


well I’m not sure how I answered questions that would have done that.
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby ∞∞∞ » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:14 pm

It's a lot longer, but I personally enjoy this "test" a little more due to the detail:

https://8values.github.io/

Mine:

Overall: Libertarian Socialism

Economic Axis: Socialist, 89.0%

Diplomatic Axis: Internationalist, 78.7%

Civil Axis: Libertarian, 80.4%

Societal Axis: Revolutionary, 94.7%

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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby JohnStOnge » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:37 pm

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Economic Left/Right: 0.0
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -1.64


You know, I don't think they asked the same questions they asked last time we went through this.
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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby css75 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:47 pm

Mine was Right wing populism

Economic 67.1 Market
Diplomatic 77.1 Nationalist
Civil 67.3 Authority. ( surprised by this one)
Social 74.8 Traditional


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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby css75 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:47 pm

Trip,I can see why we disagree so much.


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Re: Your Political Compass

Postby AZGrizFan » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:38 am

∞∞∞ wrote:It's a lot longer, but I personally enjoy this "test" a little more due to the detail:

https://8values.github.io/

Mine:

Overall: Libertarian Socialism

Economic Axis: Socialist, 89.0%

Diplomatic Axis: Internationalist, 78.7%

Civil Axis: Libertarian, 80.4%

Societal Axis: Revolutionary, 94.7%

Another interesting test...again, with some poorly worded questions, but here's mine:

Economic Axis: Centrist: 40.9% Equality/59.1% Markets
Diplomatic Axis: Patriotic: 64.9% Nation/35.1% World
Civil Axis: Moderate: 55.4% Liberty/44.6% Authority
Societal Axis: Neutral: 47.0% Tradition/53.0% Progress

Interesting. Centrist. Moderate. Neutral. Trips words are socialist, revolutionary....yet I'M somehow the one who's a danger to the world. :lol: :lol:
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