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Alternative political compass: What did you get?

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    Anarcho-Capitalist
    11
    6.43%
    Anarcho-Communist
    21
    12.28%
    'Classical Socialist'
    11
    6.43%
    Communist/Marxist
    4
    2.34%
    Ecologist
    14
    8.19%
    Fascist
    11
    6.43%
    Libertarian Conservative
    15
    8.77%
    Market Liberal (Classical Liberal)
    21
    12.28%
    One Nation Conservative
    3
    1.75%
    Social Democrat
    15
    8.77%
    Social Liberal/Modern Liberal
    33
    19.30%
    The Third Way
    12
    7.02%

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    I know this particular 'personality test' isn't really that accurate and especially not as accurate as the traditional political compass, but it's fun nonetheless.

    So, what did you score? I unsurprisingly earned the option of the Third way.

    http://www.selectsmart.com/FREE/sele...client=polphil
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    Got market liberal.
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    Market Liberal and Social Liberal were 100%.

    Hooray.
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    Social Liberal.

    "Like all liberals, you believe in individual freedom as a central objective - but you believe that lack of economic opportunity, education, healthcare etc. can be just as damaging to liberty as can an oppressive state..."

    Though I avoid identifying by political labels, the description is surprisingly accurate of my stance.
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    Didn't do it because it looks like a terrible methodology. Surely the weighting of the questions should be built in to the survey? Much prefer the original political compass for a bit of fun, not that either of them mean anything.
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    Libertarian Conservative. Not really surprising actually but not a rock solid test.

    <3 x
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    (Original post by Electronica)
    Didn't do it because it looks like a terrible methodology. Surely the weighting of the questions should be built in to the survey? Much prefer the original political compass for a bit of fun, not that either of them mean anything.
    As I said mate I doubt it can be accurate, although mine was spot on..
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    got me right... Libertarian Conservative
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    Market Liberal.

    I ranked, on all 12, highest to lowest.

    1. Market Liberal
    2. Social Liberal and 3. Anarcho capitalist are the same
    4. Third Way
    5. Social Democracy
    6. Anarcho Communist
    7. Conservative Liberarian
    8. Ecology - Green
    9. Fascist
    10. Communist
    11. Christian Democrat
    12. Classical Socialist

    I'm not suprised that anarcho-communist is that far up actually.

    Its a bit silly, because social liberal doesn't cover enough, and I am fascist before christian dem (great hehe) but before a classical socialist and communist hmm
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    Market Liberal
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    "You are a social democrat. Like other socialists, you believe in a more economically equal society - but you have jettisoned any belief in the idea of the planned economy. You believe in a mixed economy, where the state provides certain key services and where the productivity of the market is harnessed for the good of society as a whole. Many social democrats are hard to distinguish from social liberals, and they share a tolerant social outlook."

    Seems fair enough!
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    (Original post by barney121)
    "You are a social democrat. Like other socialists, you believe in a more economically equal society - but you have jettisoned any belief in the idea of the planned economy. You believe in a mixed economy, where the state provides certain key services and where the productivity of the market is harnessed for the good of society as a whole. Many social democrats are hard to distinguish from social liberals, and they share a tolerant social outlook."

    Seems fair enough!
    3 Mistakes!
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    Anarcho-Communist, pretty much spot on (in a utopian world).

    I was concerned that I was going to come out a free-market liberal as all my answers were anti-state, anti-regulation etc.
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    Like most here, 100% on "market liberal", followed by 95% anarcho-capitalist and 72% social liberal.
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    You are an anarcho-capitalist. Anarcho-capitalists take the Jeffersonian belief that "that government is best which governs least", and extend it - "that government is best which governs not at all". The theory of anarcho-capitalism is that the market can replace the state as a regulator of individual behaviour (resulting in private courts, private policing etc.). (100%)

    You are a market liberal. You adhere to the traditional liberal belief in freedom, and take this to mean negative rather than positive freedom - i.e. a slimmed-down state is the best guarantor of freedom. You will therefore support a laissez-faire economic policy, and you will be reasonably tolerant on the social front - though less emphatically so than social liberals. (86%)

    You are a social liberal. Like all liberals, you believe in individual freedom as a central objective - but you believe that lack of economic opportunity, education, healthcare etc. can be just as damaging to liberty as can an oppressive state. As a result, social liberals are generally the most outspoken defenders of human rights and civil liberties, and combine this with support for a mixed economy, with an enabling state providing public services to ensure that people's social rights as well as their civil liberties are upheld. (73%)

    You are a libertarian conservative. You hold that the free market is the best way of organising economic activity, but you combine this with adherence to more traditional social values of authority and duty. (53%)

    You are a social democrat. Like other socialists, you believe in a more economically equal society - but you have jettisoned any belief in the idea of the planned economy. You believe in a mixed economy, where the state provides certain key services and where the productivity of the market is harnessed for the good of society as a whole. Many social democrats are hard to distinguish from social liberals, and they share a tolerant social outlook. (39%)

    You are a Christian democrat - or, in the UK, a "One Nation conservative"; in other words, although you share the usual conservative belief in stability and duty, you believe that such duties include a responsibility on the part of the better-off to help those who are less fortunate. You will be socially conservative, but in favour of a mixed economy where the state does have a role in providing public services. Christian democracy arose after World War II, succeeding more doctrinaire Catholic parties dating from the 1870s. (37%)

    You adhere to the Third Way. The Third Way is a fairly nebulous concept, but it rests on the idea of combining economic efficiency - i.e. a market economy with some intervention - with social responsibility. The focus is emphatically on the community as a whole, and not necessarily equality per se. Adherents of the Third Way range from moderate to conservative in their social views, and have recently been willing to take a "tough" line on a range of social issues. (31%)

    You are an ecologist or green. You believe that the single greatest challenge of our time is the threat to our natural environment, and you feel that radical action must be taken to protect it - whether in the enlightened self-interest of humanity (in the tradition of 'shallow ecologism') or, more radically, from the perspective of the ecosystem as a whole, without treating humans as the central species (deep ecologism). (30%)

    You are an anarcho-communist, aiming for a society without the state, based on small, decentralised groups living communally. (28%)

    You are a fascist. You combine a strong belief in the nation with authoritarian social values, and a willingness to impose your views upon others. You strongly oppose immigration, and are willing to take radical action to combat it. (24%)

    You are a communist. You believe, at least in theory, in absolute equality of income - and you oppose the whole capitalist system per se. You want to abolish the market economy and replace it with one in which the workers (usually meaning the state) control the building blocks of the economy. Your views on personal morality will vary; traditional communists tended to be more authoritarian, while modern "eurocommunists" tend to take a liberal line. (4%)

    You are a classical socialist, believing in equality of outcome as a principle. This might mean greater equality (e.g. Old Labour), or as close to absolute equality as possible. However, you will believe in an extensive public sector, covering not just public services (transport, healthcare etc.) but probably also the 'commanding heights' of industry (e.g. iron and steel). Your views on personal morality will be reasonably tolerant, in general, but there is considerable variation within this political group. (0%)


    Go figure.
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    Third way 100%. "The term Third Way refers to various political positions which try to reconcile right-wing and left-wing politics by advocating a varying synthesis of right-wing economic and left-wing social policies" according to Wiki, I guess that sound about right. I actually thought it was going to be 'Market Liberal', oh well.

    2nd-Social Liberal 95%
    3rd-Social Democrat 95%








    Anarcho-Communist-0%
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    Who are the two fascists ? :erm:
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    I got 94% in classical socialist, communist and anarcho-communist
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    100% communist
    98% classical socialist
    96% ecologist
    95% anarcho-communist
    81% social democrat
    60% third way
    59% social liberal
    48% fascist
    26% christian democrat
    24% anarcho-capitalist
    18% market liberal
    0% libertarian conservative

    whats with all the anarcho-capitalists/market liberals??? you guys are totally bonkers...
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    100% Anarcho-communist
    86% Social Liberal
    83% Communist
    80% Social Democrat
    71% Classic Socialist
    71% Ecologist
    59% Anarcho-capitalist
    56% Third Way
    30% Market Liberal
    18% Facist
    3% Liberal Conservative
    0% Christian Democrat

    Seems about right.

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