[thechat] the political compass

Sean G. ethanol at mathlab.sunysb.edu
Mon Jun 10 21:54:01 CDT 2002


Economic Left/Right: -2.00
Authoritarian/Libertarian: -4.97

I don't how the answers are weighed, but many of the questions are quite
ambiguous.  For example, "An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth" is
these days usually taken as an argument for harsher punishment for

But 'an eye for an eye' was originally a call for restraint--do no worse
than you have had done to you.

Sean G

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Running score in alpha order:
So far the 'winning corners' are Erika <-  -> Norman.

Anyone else want to jump in? Post your 'scores', tell us
where you stand. Most have agreed that the 'test' really
isn't unbiased and fair, but have fun with it anyway. I'll
update this if we get any more entries.

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