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kuresu
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Message 46 of 63 (344551)
08-29-2006 12:04 AM
Reply to: Message 45 by robinrohan
08-28-2006 11:59 PM


Re: fake "dimensions"
wow.
as simple as 2 + 2 =4, or maybe more like 3*4/7?

you must be an exception.
just my own opinion--we tend to be complicated--as a rule of them.


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Message 47 of 63 (344558)
08-29-2006 12:17 AM
Reply to: Message 46 by kuresu
08-29-2006 12:04 AM


Re: fake "dimensions"
wow.
as simple as 2 + 2 =4,

My ideas are so simple, clear, and reasonable, it makes me wonder why so few adopt them. It makes me think that there is in me an unhealthy detachment.

ABE: perhaps others feel this way?

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kuresu
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Message 48 of 63 (344566)
08-29-2006 12:24 AM
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08-29-2006 12:17 AM


Re: fake "dimensions"
okay, I take that back.

you're a simple as 1.

dude . . .

maybe there is an unhealthy sense of detachment in you, but then, who am I to judge. I get more social interaction on this thread than in my life--ahh, the joys of being introverted.


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robinrohan
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Message 49 of 63 (344568)
08-29-2006 12:28 AM
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08-29-2006 12:24 AM


Re: fake "dimensions"
ahh, the joys of being introverted.

I like that, Kuresu.

You've won me over.


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Wounded King
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Message 50 of 63 (344600)
08-29-2006 3:13 AM


I still prefer the political compass
Your scores:

Radicalism: 80 percent

Tenderness: 45.5 percent

Socialism: 78 percent

These scores indicate that you are a radical; this is the political profile one might associate with a university professor. It appears that you are skeptical towards religion, and have a generally optimistic attitude towards humanity in general.

To round out the picture, your attitudes towards economics appear socialist, and combined with your social attitudes this creates the picture of someone who would generally be described as left-wing.

TTFN,

WK


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Message 51 of 63 (345174)
08-30-2006 6:55 PM
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08-29-2006 3:13 AM


Re: I still prefer the political compass
Do you think Fred Phelps would be considered "tender" with this test?

I do think the political compass is more consistent (has it passed mod's test?)


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Hyroglyphx
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Message 52 of 63 (345284)
08-30-2006 10:45 PM


Interesting figures
Radicalism: 35 percent

Tenderness: 59 percent

Socialism: 34 percent

"These scores indicate that you are a conservative; this is the political profile one might associate with a police officer. It appears that you are accepting of religion, and have a pragmatic attitude towards humanity in general.

To round out the picture, your attitudes towards economics appear neither committedly capitalist nor socialist, and combined with your social attitudes this creates the picture of someone who would generally be described as right-wing."

Edited by nemesis_juggernaut, : edit to add comments


    
kuresu
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Message 53 of 63 (345306)
08-30-2006 11:58 PM


you know, I find it funny that the tests define conservatives with the word

"tender"

makes me think of the goody-two-shoes liberals, the mushy kind. not conservatives.

And I'm not sure how a high score of radicalism equates liberalism. there are both liberals and conservatives that are radical--nazism and communism are the archetypes (stereotypes?)

this test IS wierd.


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Hyroglyphx
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Message 54 of 63 (345515)
08-31-2006 6:36 PM


Conservative bias
That test is biased towards conservatives, and this coming from a conservative. I was thinking that the entire time while I was taking it based off how they worded the questions. Furthermore, 52 questions, or however many it was, is not enough to really determine anything by quotient. As far as radicalism is concerned, I don't think that has any bearing on liberal or conservative ideals, it was how you answered your questions. If you chose "Strongly disagree" or "strongly agree" for most of your answers, then it would probably categorize you as a "radical" which is another objection that I had with the test.

It was fun but it had many inconsistencies to make it credible.


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EZscience
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Message 55 of 63 (345761)
09-01-2006 2:48 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Lykaios
08-26-2006 12:54 AM


Your scores:

Radicalism: 74 percent

Tenderness: 33.5 percent

Socialism: 50 percent

These scores indicate that you are a tough-minded radical; this is the political profile one might associate with a liberated atheist. It appears that you are cynical towards religion, and have a balanced attitude towards humanity in general.

To round out the picture, your attitudes towards economics appear neither committedly capitalist nor socialist, and combined with your social attitudes this creates the picture of someone who would generally be described as left-wing.

A fair enough assessment, I suppose, but I still don't get this 'tenderness' metric.


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Archer Opteryx
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Message 56 of 63 (345796)
09-01-2006 5:16 PM
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08-26-2006 12:54 AM


libertarian
Radicalism: 68

Tenderness: 36.5

Socialism: 38

These scores indicate that you are a tough-minded radical; this is the political profile one might associate with a liberated atheist. It appears that you are cynical towards religion, and have a balanced attitude towards humanity in general.

To round out the picture, your attitudes towards economics appear neither committedly capitalist nor socialist, and combined with your social attitudes this creates the picture of someone who would generally be described as libertarian.

__

I don't get the 'tough' and 'tender' thing, either. And 'cynical towards religion' is loaded. Why not 'skeptical'? And what's a 'liberated atheist'? How would you know the difference between one of those and an unliberated atheist?

Who is this group, anyway?

Edited by Archer Opterix, : Added comments.

Edited by Archer Opterix, : Concision.


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Message 57 of 63 (345803)
09-01-2006 5:43 PM
Reply to: Message 56 by Archer Opteryx
09-01-2006 5:16 PM


Re: libertarian
Who is this group, anyway?

It is a new religion created about five years ago or so. They are fortunate that they have the TRUTH™ and know that Intelligence is necessary to seek the TRUTH™ and so support eugenics. They seem to be a pretty much nutcase group as seen in this quote:

But the results of the tests themselves are enlightening: Richard Lynn, in his 2005 book, "Race Differences in Intelligence: An Evolutionary Analysis" provides data showing that East Asians score an average of 105 for IQ, Whites an average of 100, Amerindians an average 87, Africans an average of 67, and Australoids an average of 62. Notice that these last two groups, Africans and Australoids, average below 70—the threshold for mental retardation in White society.

from this page on the same site as the tset

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Archer Opteryx
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Message 58 of 63 (345811)
09-01-2006 6:17 PM
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09-01-2006 5:43 PM


Re: sometimes you really don't feel like a nut
It is a new religion created about five years ago or so. They are fortunate that they have the TRUTH™ and know that Intelligence is necessary to seek the TRUTH™ and so support eugenics. They seem to be a pretty much nutcase group as seen in this quote:[....]

Ick.


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MangyTiger
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Message 59 of 63 (345839)
09-01-2006 8:39 PM
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08-26-2006 12:54 AM


Your scores:

Radicalism: 77 percent

Tenderness: 39.5 percent

Socialism: 58 percent

These scores indicate that you are a tough-minded radical; this is the political profile one might associate with a liberated atheist. It appears that you are cynical towards religion, and have a balanced attitude towards humanity in general.

To round out the picture, your attitudes towards economics appear neither committedly capitalist nor socialist, and combined with your social attitudes this creates the picture of someone who would generally be described as left-wing.

By and large a crock :)


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RAZD
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Message 60 of 63 (345874)
09-01-2006 10:12 PM
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09-01-2006 5:43 PM


Re: libertarian
Anybody notice the range of scores that get this result:

These scores indicate that you are a tough-minded radical; this is the political profile one might associate with a liberated atheist. It appears that you are cynical towards religion, and have a balanced attitude towards humanity in general.

Seems rather broad to me.

They seem to be a pretty much nutcase group as seen in this quote:

seem?


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