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Political Compass Thread

JustinS

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I find it interesting that Socialist people in this country are very against authority yet, they are socialist. Tell me that makes sense.....
It makes sense because Authoritarianism does not entail Socialism, which is merely the notion that the workforce should be owned cooperatively (and today, this notion more often than not draws from individualist Modern-Liberalism in the contemporary political arena). Just go to Wikipedia for starters and you will find that the general scope of Socialism can range all the way from Authoritarian National-Syndicalism (which incorporates many elements from fascism) to Libertarian Socialism (which is anti-Authoritarian in nearly all aspects possible).
 

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a different political compass quiz

I just did a few of these quizzes and most of them had too few questions. This one has a lot of questions and they're more political than the questions in that other quiz. It also rated me closer to how I see myself.

Political Spectrum Quiz - Your Political Label

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Re: a different political compass quiz

left social libertarian; pretty much the same as the other political compass quiz.

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Re: a different political compass quiz

I scored almost true neutral on this one.

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Re: a different political compass quiz


"You are a centrist moderate social authoritarian."

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Re: a different political compass quiz

This one is mine.


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Right: 5.98, Libertarian: 4.2

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Re: a different political compass quiz

Right: 7.2, Libertarian: 6.38

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Re: a different political compass quiz

>I am a center-left social libertarian<br>Left: 2.64, Libertarian: 6.86
 
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Re: a different political compass quiz

Any political quiz that purports to judge "libertarian v. authoritarian" is not to be taken .. seriously or literally.

The contrast of libertarian is securitarian (for lack of a better more popular accurate term), not authoritarian, as libertarianism is about freedom whereas securitarianism is about security.

Both freedom and security are yin-yang forces that function best in dynamic balance.

Authoritarian implies both extreme means of providing security and dictatorial methods, neither of which are endemic to securitarianism.

To replace securitarian with authoritarian in the dualism is quite presumptuous, and implicates the likelihood that such "compass" tests were created by .. wait for it .. .. libertarians who wanted to make libertarianism look good, which hints at libertarian insecurity.

But libertarians would do well to think first before creating/cleaving to such compass tests that sport the libertarian v. authoritarian result scale, as, authoritarianism being what it truely is, such a dulaistic paradigm would imply that libertarianism is basically anarchistic, anarchism being the extreme of the means and methods of providing freedom, and I believe I recall quite a number of libertarians denying being anarchists.

Tests that have "libertarian" need to be "v. securitarian" .. because if such test creators/users insist upon "v. authoritarian" than they must rightly preface that with "anarchist".

Ususally the questions for this scale, no matter how it's termed, are somewhat-to-quite loaded, with such bias not really able to present a true and meaningful relevant picture of the test-taker's political philosophical position ..

.. And again, not finding any real accurate value in such a quiz, I don't take it .. seriously, yes, or otherwise.
 
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Re: a different political compass quiz

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mine came out the same as the last one i did.
 

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Re: a different political compass quiz

Right social moderate libertarian
 

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Merged the two political compass threads, linked to the second in the OP, and sticked this as Rev suggested. Good suggestion Rev.
 

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Merged the two political compass threads, linked to the second in the OP, and sticked this as Rev suggested. Good suggestion Rev.
Of course it's a good suggestion. The Good Reverend suggested it! :pimpdaddy:
 

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Almost the same as the other one for me.

Slightly center-right, authoritarian.

Foreign policy--->A few notches toward "neoconservatism"
Culture war-->Center to slightly Right
Basically centrist on most accounts.





 
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A somewhat better view
 

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You are a right moderate social libertarian.
Right: 6.55, Libertarian: 2.2

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Not exactly sure why its further negative y scale but I'm not surprised either.

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Any political quiz that purports to judge "libertarian v. authoritarian" is not to be taken .. seriously or literally.

The contrast of libertarian is securitarian (for lack of a better more popular accurate term), not authoritarian, as libertarianism is about freedom whereas securitarianism is about security.

Both freedom and security are yin-yang forces that function best in dynamic balance.

Authoritarian implies both extreme means of providing security and dictatorial methods, neither of which are endemic to securitarianism.

To replace securitarian with authoritarian in the dualism is quite presumptuous, and implicates the likelihood that such "compass" tests were created by .. wait for it .. .. libertarians who wanted to make libertarianism look good, which hints at libertarian insecurity.

But libertarians would do well to think first before creating/cleaving to such compass tests that sport the libertarian v. authoritarian result scale, as, authoritarianism being what it truely is, such a dulaistic paradigm would imply that libertarianism is basically anarchistic, anarchism being the extreme of the means and methods of providing freedom, and I believe I recall quite a number of libertarians denying being anarchists.

Tests that have "libertarian" need to be "v. securitarian" .. because if such test creators/users insist upon "v. authoritarian" than they must rightly preface that with "anarchist".

Ususally the questions for this scale, no matter how it's termed, are somewhat-to-quite loaded, with such bias not really able to present a true and meaningful relevant picture of the test-taker's political philosophical position ..

.. And again, not finding any real accurate value in such a quiz, I don't take it .. seriously, yes, or otherwise.
If a person was at the bottom right (using Americas right to left scale) they would be anarchist. Case, on point is that they put Ron Paul on middle right libertarian...







Amost the same result but I liked that test better. I think the main reason for the shift to the left its because of the minimum wage questions. I believe the gov has a role to play, but a strict minimum wage doesn't achieve the result.

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Believe it or not, it looks like I'm a libertarian! Libertarian left, that is:

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Of course, that's not how "libertarian" is typically understood, so I reject the label.
 
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