political compass test

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Re: political compass test

Postby Darkness_Fish » 19 Oct 2018, 14:09

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The weirdest question was:
"A significant advantage of a one-party state is that it avoids all the arguments that delay progress in a democratic political system."

Which I strongly agree with, it does avoid argument and delay, especially in its most extreme form. I wouldn't advocate it, however.
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Re: political compass test

Postby Still Baron » 19 Oct 2018, 14:09

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Oh well doesn’t look like it’s showing up
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Re: political compass test

Postby Jimbo » 19 Oct 2018, 14:10

Controlling inflation is more important than controlling unemployment.


This encapsulates the Modern Money Theory argument. MMT says the government should print all the money it needs until there is full employment.
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Re: political compass test

Postby kath » 19 Oct 2018, 14:19

The Prof wrote:It was an interesting question about luck.

Some people are naturally unlucky.

You are lucky to be born in the West rather than a slum in India. Which is something you have no choice over. Can you can put yourself in situations where good things will happen? Can you be an unlucky person? What did everyone else put?


i read the statement as "some people are naturally fucqued."

this to me reeked of excuse-making; i.e, "ohh well. so fucque em. it's just their nature."

i strongly disagreed.

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Re: political compass test

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THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI wrote:Image



FASCIST
Quaco wrote:Are you fucking high?

take5_d_shorterer wrote:If John Bonham simply didn't listen to enough Tommy Johnson or Blind Willie Mctell, that's his doing.

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Re: political compass test

Postby The Prof » 19 Oct 2018, 14:45

yomptepi wrote:Economic Left/Right: -5.25
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.97

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Although I didn't really have an answer to quite a few questions.

I appear to be centre left!!



That's well to the left of Tony Blair.

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Re: political compass test

Postby Hightea » 19 Oct 2018, 14:46

Economic Left/Right: -2.63
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.56

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Re: political compass test

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 19 Oct 2018, 15:52

LeBaron wrote:
THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI wrote:Image



FASCIST


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Re: political compass test

Postby The Modernist » 19 Oct 2018, 15:53

kath wrote:
The Prof wrote:It was an interesting question about luck.

Some people are naturally unlucky.

You are lucky to be born in the West rather than a slum in India. Which is something you have no choice over. Can you can put yourself in situations where good things will happen? Can you be an unlucky person? What did everyone else put?


i read the statement as "some people are naturally fucqued."

this to me reeked of excuse-making; i.e, "ohh well. so fucque em. it's just their nature."

i strongly disagreed.


I actually agreed with that one, even if it can't really be rationally argued.

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Re: political compass test

Postby Goat Boy » 19 Oct 2018, 16:16

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Even though the questions are stoopid
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Re: political compass test

Postby sloopjohnc » 19 Oct 2018, 16:27

Economic Left/Right: -7.5
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.9
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Re: political compass test

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The Modernist wrote:
kath wrote:
The Prof wrote:It was an interesting question about luck.

Some people are naturally unlucky.

You are lucky to be born in the West rather than a slum in India. Which is something you have no choice over. Can you can put yourself in situations where good things will happen? Can you be an unlucky person? What did everyone else put?


i read the statement as "some people are naturally fucqued."

this to me reeked of excuse-making; i.e, "ohh well. so fucque em. it's just their nature."

i strongly disagreed.


I actually agreed with that one, even if it can't really be rationally argued.


i admit my bias. i'm sure my take has been heavily influenced by the way certain ultra-conservative politicans in the US use this kind of thought and spin it in very ugly ways. the progression here goes something like this: naturally unlucky/naturally lucky --> naturally disadvanted/naturally privileged --> naturally inferior/naturally superior, etc. it gets even uglier from there.

things are bad over here. sigh.

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Re: political compass test

Postby driftin » 19 Oct 2018, 16:48

I remember doing this in 2004, again in 2010ish, and again about a month back.

All three times mine looked like this:

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Re: political compass test

Postby $P.Muff$ » 19 Oct 2018, 17:10

kath wrote:
The Modernist wrote:
kath wrote:
i read the statement as "some people are naturally fucqued."

this to me reeked of excuse-making; i.e, "ohh well. so fucque em. it's just their nature."

i strongly disagreed.


I actually agreed with that one, even if it can't really be rationally argued.


i admit my bias. i'm sure my take has been heavily influenced by the way certain ultra-conservative politicans in the US use this kind of thought and spin it in very ugly ways. the progression here goes something like this: naturally unlucky/naturally lucky --> naturally disadvanted/naturally privileged --> naturally inferior/naturally superior, etc. it gets even uglier from there.


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Re: political compass test

Postby algroth » 19 Oct 2018, 17:12

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Did this one a while back too, I think back then I scored less libertarian and more left-sided, but still roughly in the same quadrant.

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Re: political compass test

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 19 Oct 2018, 17:15

EVERYBODY is in the same quadrant
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Re: political compass test

Postby clive gash » 19 Oct 2018, 17:21

Little Hitler pricks like Hodgson and Harris claiming they’re not authoritarian :lol:
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Re: political compass test

Postby yomptepi » 19 Oct 2018, 17:23

wannabee enfant terrible wrote:Little Hitler pricks like Hodgson and Harris claiming they’re not authoritarian :lol:


Do as they say, not as they do. Typical arch Blairites.
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Re: political compass test

Postby Goat Boy » 19 Oct 2018, 17:35

You just know K and Pete would be lining people up against the wall the second the revolution kicked off. Gun in hand, engorged cock in their pants
Griff wrote:The notion that Jeremy Corbyn, a lifelong vocal proponent of antisemitism, would stand in front of an antisemitic mural and commend it is utterly preposterous.


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Re: political compass test

Postby clive gash » 19 Oct 2018, 17:37

Subhuman scum
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