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    (Original post by JCal)
    If you want to get pedantic about grammar, "Discriminative" can be used to describe either prejudice or fair distinction.

    How exactly do i sound typical in this way? I never said anything specific about mass immigration, multiculturalism, or Islam. You seem to be defending your ideologies when i haven't even attacked them.

    I am aware that immigration has issues, and as i said, not once did i express that I'm all for free movement of "Predominantly unskilled labour". However, some people will always be in poverty, regardless of how many immigrate.
    No it cannot. There are clear distinctions between the two, please read about the difference.
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Christian nationalist? Traditionalist?
    Something like that, yeah
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    What an odd, biased representation of the far-left.
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    (Original post by Cadherin)
    No it cannot. There are clear distinctions between the two, please read about the difference.
    It's a general term meaning to make distinctions. Therefore, it can be transferred to a negative or positive viewpoint. But this thread isn't about grammar.
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    Far left libertarian socialist.

    The traditional left should be actual socialists, in that they want to replace capitalism with a socialist economic system. Just wanting the state to run large sections of the economy and regulate is a form of state capitalism. That should be the traditional centre left or when social democracy gave up on actually being socialist.
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    More lefties here than a plane with only 1 wing.

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    (Original post by tanyapotter)
    What an odd, biased representation of the far-left.
    It is quite odd - I'm centre-right and found two parts of it (i.e. 'tough and unpopular decisions' and 'Christianity') rather absurd.

    I think that definition more applies to a crazy whacko than far-left - strangely, nothing about economics there, which is the main thing...
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    From what you've said, traditional left fits best as I agree with it all. Of all the things you've put I hold these views:

    - You believe in economic nationalism and big government.
    - You are against globalisation and exploitation by big corporations.
    - You believe in trade unions and the minimum wage.
    - You stand up for the working class.
    - You believe in a mixed economy.
    - You understand the pressures of mass immigration.
    - You differentiate between freedom of speech and hate speech. (to an extent)
    - You stand up against religious oppression and support secularism.
    - You support gay marriage, drug legalisation and euthanasia.


    In general, I would classify myself as very liberal on social issues. My stance on this is extremely simple: if you aren't hurting anyone else, I don't give a damn what you're doing. In terms of economics, I think an entirely free market is a pipe dream; lack of regulation leads to collapse and it encourages monopolies, which would naturally seem to drive down innovation and not be good for the consumer. Lack of minimum wage encourages a poor deal for workers/the working classes. Lack of environmental regulations speeds up the drastically underappreciated effects of climate change. Big businesses should be highly taxed, along with the wealthy (I think this does not contrast with my belief in personal liberty as individuals controlling such disproportionate amount of wealth does seem to be harming others), and government investment/state-funded institutions (like the NHS) are often good things.
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    You've got a strange definition of far left

    But yeah I'd say I'm probably traditional left, Democratic Socialist.

    I used to find communism intriguing when I was younger :lol:

    And for the right wing, who attack anything left wing. It's good to have people on different sides of the spectrum, debates and arguments against each other's views only helps us come to a more well thought out solution. It stops us blindly opposing one way of thinking just because it's from the "loony lefties" or "right wing nut jobs." We just need people willing to listen and understand both sides of the argument.
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    (Original post by Lord Samosa)
    You've got a strange definition of far left
    I think the actual meaning of left and right has become somewhat blurred as of late. We see people who are left-wing and extreme and think their extremeness is a result of being particularly far to the left, when their ideological extremity does not seem to really be on that axis, it is something else entirely... another example is UKIP being considered "far-right", when they advocate a lot of socialist policies.
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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    I think the actual meaning of left and right has become somewhat blurred as of late. We see people who are left-wing and extreme and think their extremeness is a result of being particularly far to the left, when their ideological extremity does not seem to really be on that axis, it is something else entirely... another example is UKIP being considered "far-right", when they advocate a lot of socialist policies.
    That is because these days anti-migration = far right, according to the media anyway.
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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    I think the actual meaning of left and right has become somewhat blurred as of late. We see people who are left-wing and extreme and think their extremeness is a result of being particularly far to the left, when their ideological extremity does not seem to really be on that axis, it is something else entirely... another example is UKIP being considered "far-right", when they advocate a lot of socialist policies.
    And the Front National... and Trump (only compared to the other Republican contenders)
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    With those descriptions I guess it is classic liberalism.
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    I'm a Moderate Libertarian (socially liberal, fiscally conservative).
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    (Original post by jake4198)
    Far-Left
    - You use words like "the patriarchy" and "white priviledge".
    - You don't believe it's appropriate to denounce Islam.
    - You say that minorities face "institutional racism".
    - You believe in curbing free speech, and trigger warnings.

    Traditional Left
    - You believe in economic nationalism and big government.
    - You are against globalisation and exploitation by big corporations.
    - You believe in trade unions and the minimum wage.
    - You stand up for the working class.

    Centre-Left
    - You believe in a mixed economy.
    - You understand the pressures of mass immigration.
    - You believe in social justice and the common good.
    - You think positive discrimination is a good idea.

    Classical Liberalism
    - You believe in the free market but recognise its flaws.
    - You differentiate between freedom of speech and hate speech.
    - You stand up against religious oppression and support secularism.
    - You support gay marriage, drug legalisation and euthanasia.

    Centre-Right
    - You believe in traditionalism.
    - You support big business and the free market.
    - You think the country should embrace its Christian values.
    - You believe in making tough and unpopular decisions.

    Libertarian
    - You believe the government should not interfere with people's lives.
    - You say the free market is the best way to create jobs and reduce inequality.
    - You don't agree with the minimum wage or regulation.
    - You believe in minimal government and individualism.

    Far-Right
    - You believe in preservation through nationalism and limited migration.
    - You are openly against Islam.
    - You believe in isolationism.
    - You think multiculturalism is wrong.
    Basically apart from the ideas of left wing nutjobs, I am rounded.
 
 
 
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