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  1. screenshot_2018_3_18_the_political_compa

    took a political compass test.

    here's my answers, for anyone interested:

    EDIT: had to redo due to a misread question.

    Spoiler

    If economic globalization is inevitable, it should primarily serve humanity rather than the interests of trans-national corporations. - Agree

    I'd always support my country, whether it was right or wrong. - Agree

    No one chooses his or her country of birth, so it's foolish to be proud of it. - Disagree

    Our race has many superior qualities, compared with other races. - Disagree

    The enemy of my enemy is my friend. - Strongly Disagree

    Military action that defies international law is sometimes justified.  - Disagree

    There is now a worrying fusion of information and entertainment. - Disagree

    People are ultimately divided more by class than by nationality. - Agree

    Controlling inflation is more important than controlling unemployment. - Agree

    Because corporations cannot be trusted to voluntarily protect the environment, they require regulation. - Strongly Agree

    "from each according to his ability, to each according to his need" is a fundamentally good idea. - Disagree

    It's a sad reflection on our society that something as basic as drinking water is now a bottled, branded consumer product. - Disagree

    Land shouldn't be a commodity to be bought and sold. - Disagree

    It is regrettable that many personal fortunes are made by people who simply manipulate money and contribute nothing to their society. - Strongly Agree

    Protectionism is sometimes necessary in trade. - Disagree

    The only social responsibility of a company should be to deliver a profit to its shareholders. - Strongly Disagree

    The rich are too highly taxed. - Strongly Disagree

    Those with the ability to pay should have access to higher standards of medical care. - Agree

    Governments should penalize businesses that mislead the public. - Agree

    A genuine free market requires restrictions on the ability of predator multinationals to create monopolies. - Agree

    The freer the market, the freer the people. - Disagree

    Abortion, when the woman's life is not threatened, should always be illegal. - Strongly Disagree

    All authority should be questioned. - Agree

    An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. - Agree

    Taxpayers should not be expected to prop up any theaters or museums that cannot survive on a commercial basis. - Strongly Agree

    Schools should not make classroom attendance compulsory. - Disagree

    All people have their rights, but it is better for all of us that different sorts of people should keep to their own kind. - Strongly Disagree

    Good parents sometimes have to spank their children. - Agree

    It's natural for children to keep some secrets from their parents. - Agree

    Possessing marijuana for personal use should not be a criminal offense. - Strongly Agree

    The prime function of schooling should be to equip the future generation to find jobs. - Agree

    People with serious inheritable disabilities should not be allowed to reproduce. - Disagree

    The most important thing for children to learn is to accept discipline. - Agree

    There are no savage and civilized peoples; there are only different cultures. - Strongly Agree

    Those who are able to work, and refuse the opportunity, should not expect society's support. - Strongly Agree

    When you are troubled, it's better not to think about it, but to keep busy with more cheerful things. - Disagree

    First-generation immigrants can never be fully integrated within their new country. - Strongly Disagree

    What's good for the most successful corporations is always, ultimately, good for all of us. - Strongly Disagree

    No broadcasting institution, however independent its content, should receive public funding. - Agree

    Our civil liberties are being excessively curbed in the name of counter-terrorism. - Agree

    A significant advantage of a one-party state is that it avoids all the arguments that delay progress in a democratic political system. - Strongly Disagree

    Although the electronic age makes official surveillance easier, only wrongdoers need to be worried. - Strongly Disagree

    The death penalty should be an option for the most serious crimes. - Agree

    In a civilized society, one must always have people above to be obeyed and people below to be commanded. - Agree

    Abstract art that doesn't represent anything shouldn't be considered art at all. - Strongly Agree

    In criminal justice, punishment should be more important than rehabilitation. - Disagree

    It is a waste of time to try to rehabilitate some criminals. - Agree

    The businessperson and the manufacturer are more important than the writer and the artist. - Disagree

    Mothers may have careers, but their first duty is to be homemakers. - Strongly Disagree

    Multinational companies are unethically exploiting the plant genetic resources of developing countries. - Disagree

    Making peace with the establishment is an important aspect of maturity. - Agree

    Astrology accurately explains many things. - Strongly Disagree

    You cannot be moral without being religious. - Disagree

    Charity is better than social security as a means of helping the genuinely disadvantaged. - Agree

    Some people are naturally unlucky. - Agree

    It is important that my child's school instills religious values. - Strongly Disagree

    Sex outside marriage is usually immoral. - Strongly Disagree

    A same sex couple in a stable, loving relationship should not be excluded from the possibility of child adoption. - Strongly Agree

    Pornography, depicting consenting adults, should be legal for the adult population. - Strongly Agree

    What goes on in a private bedroom between consenting adults is no business of the state. - Strongly Agree

    No one can feel naturally homosexual. - Strongly Disagree

    These days openness about sex has gone too far. - Strongly Disagree

     

    1. Patticus

      Patticus

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      There are no savage and civilized peoples; there are only different cultures. - Strongly Disagree

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    2. Briraka

      Briraka

      @Patticus ... well, i really misread that one, didn't i?:mellow:

    3. TailsTellsTales

      TailsTellsTales

      Here is the one I did before.

      chart?ec=-5.75&soc=-2.56

    4. Osmium

      Osmium

      Here's mine 

      personalised chart

    5. Osmium

      Osmium

      EDIT: Reviewed my choices, changed a little bit and got slightly different answer, though not very noticeable. 

      personalised chart

      Economic Left/Right: -5.75 
      Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.08

    6. TailsTellsTales

      TailsTellsTales

      Wow that is amazing. Most of the time I see those close to the center. Also that same website had this.

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    7. Patticus

      Patticus

      Reference points for the Brits on the board:

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      Me:

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    8. Osmium

      Osmium

      We're surprisingly relatively close to each other Patticus 

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