The Political Compass <http://www.politicalcompass.org/> An alternative approach to the traditional Right vs Left political spectrum. I agree with their argument that "the old one-dimensional categories of 'right' and 'left'" is "overly simplistic for today's complex political landscape". The Political Compass considers two axes: the traditional economic issues on one axis and social issues on the other. Take the Test <http://www.digitalronin.f2s.com/politicalcompass/questionnaire.pl?page=1> My political compass ... Economic Left/Right: -4.00 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -1.59 which apparently puts me in the same (political) ball-park as Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi. About The Political Compass <http://www.digitalronin.f2s.com/politicalcompass/analysis2.html> A deeper explanation of the compass.
Tuesday, January 13, 2004
Posted by Bruno at 8:21am