The political compass (in Off-topic)

Sickone August 8 2012 10:46 AM EDT

Looks like I'm a pinko commie liberal :)

What are you ?

TheShazbot August 8 2012 10:52 AM EDT

Pretty much the exact same point. -6.62, -3.85

Neo Japan August 8 2012 11:14 AM EDT

I knew I was going to be dead center! Haha!

Fishead August 8 2012 12:49 PM EDT

Economic Left/Right: -3.75
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -2.56

Sickone August 8 2012 12:58 PM EDT

How hilarious would it be if Ranger came in dead center ? :)

Django August 8 2012 2:16 PM EDT

7.5 to the right, -3.5 down

AdminNemesia [Demonic Serenity] August 8 2012 2:22 PM EDT

I'm way off in the corner.

Economic Left/Right: -8.38
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.38

A Lesser AR of 15 [Red Permanent Assurance] August 8 2012 2:43 PM EDT

About the same as was 3? years ago.
Economic Left/Right: -3.12
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -2.15

Xenogard [Chaotic Serenity] August 8 2012 2:52 PM EDT

Economic Left/Right: -2.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.33

Well.. I certainly didn't expect that result for the economic side.

AdminG Beee August 8 2012 3:14 PM EDT

CB Political Compass Feb' 2010

DoS August 8 2012 4:41 PM EDT

Your political compass

Economic Left/Right: -3.00
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -3.18

SuiteStuff [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] August 8 2012 6:49 PM EDT

Your political compass
Economic Left/Right: -2.12
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -1.44

Demigod August 8 2012 6:59 PM EDT

Thanks, G_Beee. I didn't want to have to search for it myself.

Haloki August 8 2012 9:28 PM EDT

I'm further left then Ghandi .... Did not expect that! But then I love longbottem leaf!

Kirsti August 9 2012 12:32 AM EDT

Economic Left/Right: -5.38
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -3.59

Just a bit more libertarian than Gandhi. :P He also was supposedly an INFJ personality which I am as well. <3

A Lesser AR of 15 [Red Permanent Assurance] August 9 2012 12:57 AM EDT

Introverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging
Could've gotten over the double adjective if I didn't read the first seven lines in this.
Found my palm has a in-your-face confrontational personality.

Lochnivar August 9 2012 2:54 AM EDT

Apparently I fall in the -5.50 and -5.00 area... I guess that's okay with me.

Fun fact: According to the 'samples' they show Stephen Harper is more authoritarian than Hugo Chavez... giant lizard-like Prime Ministers suck.

Eliteofdelete [Battle Royale] August 9 2012 2:56 AM EDT

"He also was supposedly an INFJ personality which I am as well. <3"

He also slept naked with his young female nieces/cousins. Do you do that as well?

Lochnivar August 9 2012 3:30 AM EDT

"He also slept naked with his young female nieces/cousins. Do you do that as well?"

Sickone August 9 2012 3:32 AM EDT

That was a pretty low uncalled-for blow.
You can't expect a rolemodel for something to be a rolemodel for everything.
Also, some things that sound completely outrageous in this day and age in a western nation might easily have been just somewhat unusual in other places or in other not even so distant times... and the other way around too.

Kirsti August 9 2012 4:04 AM EDT

"You can't expect a rolemodel for something to be a rolemodel for everything."

I agree with this. I don't ever follow one person completely. We're all human and none of us are perfect. I don't agree with Gandhi on some of the deeds some may consider good, either. I agree with him mostly on his stance on nonviolence. I don't like to wish harm upon other people, even as retribution because it's negative energy and it can cause a lot of unnecessary stress and unhappiness. Hostility is also very unhealthy and it's linked to heart disease. So why do I play this game and videogames surrounded by fighting and violence? There is a bit of cognitive dissonance, but to alleviate that I realize it's not real. I'm not actually causing any suffering to another human being... and if I am I apologize. It's not my intention. And now I'm way off the topic of this thread.. or maybe I'm not, since it is a stance on morals. :P

A Lesser AR of 15 [Red Permanent Assurance] August 9 2012 4:15 AM EDT

Hostility is also very unhealthy and it's linked to heart disease.
Take two nieces and call me with details in the morning. :)

Kirsti August 9 2012 4:40 AM EDT

"Take two nieces and call me with details in the morning. :)"

lol Well... I did trick my 4 year old cousin into eating apples (he hates anything healthy) when I carved them into apple bunnies. Haha kids are so easy to bribe. :P

If you can't avoid hostility (at times no one can, we are only so much in control of our sympathetic nervous system), then at least you can relish in the times you can relax. xD I think what's more important is being able to calm down quickly, not necessarily preventing anger altogether. :P If you tried to stop it, you would probably internalize that anger which can cause a multitude of other health problems. xD I think reflection and relaxation is important, which is why I hope to teach yoga someday~

Sickone August 9 2012 4:53 AM EDT

I agree with him mostly on his stance on nonviolence.

"an Indian religion that prescribes a path of non-violence towards all living beings"

Thug [Sponge] August 9 2012 6:15 AM EDT

some really bad questions.
i hate when they lump everything in to "all".
poor here could be rich in other parts of the world.
still if you take it for what it is. It was fun.:)

Economic Left/Right: -0.38
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -1.79

So who is going to plot the canage blender family on a graph?

PotatoHead August 9 2012 11:34 AM EDT

Economic Left/Right: -4.00
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -3.03

Xenogard [Chaotic Serenity] August 9 2012 12:20 PM EDT

Loch I love you in a bro-mantic way, and Gun I just lol'ed.

TheHatchetman August 9 2012 3:08 PM EDT

"In August 1942, Gandhi and his wife, Kasturba, among others, were imprisoned by the British in Aga Khan Palace, near Poona. Kasturba had poor circulation and sheメd weathered several heart attacks. While detained in the palace, she developed bronchial pneumonia. One of her four sons, Devadas, wanted her to take penicillin. Gandhi refused. He was okay with her receiving traditional remedies, such as water from the Ganges, but he refused her any medicines, including this newfangled antibiotic, saying that the Almighty would have to heal her.

モThe Life and Death of Mahatma Gandhiヤ quotes him on February 19, 1944; モIf God wills it, He will pull her through.ヤ モGandhi: A Lifeヤ adds this wisdom from the Mahatma: モYou cannot cure your mother now, no matter what wonder drugs you may muster. She is in Godメs hands now.ヤ Three days later, Devadas was still pushing for the penicillin, but Gandhi shot back: モWhy donメt you trust God?ヤ Kasturba died that day.

The next night, Gandhi cried out: モBut how God tested my faith!ヤ He told one of Kasturbaメs doctors that the antibiotic wouldnメt have saved her and that allowing her to have it モwould have meant the bankruptcy of my faith.ヤ (Emphasis mine.)

But Gandhiメs faith wasnメt much of an obstacle a short time later when it was his [EDIT: butt] on the line. A mere six weeks after Kasturba died, Gandhi was flattened by malaria. He stuck to an all-liquid diet as his doctors tried to convince him to take quinine. But Gandhi completely refused and died of the disease, right? No, actually, after three weeks of deterioration, he took the diabolical drug and quickly recovered. The stuff about trusting Godメs will and testing faith only applied when his wifeメs life hung in the balance. When he needed a drug to stave off the Grim Reaper, down the hatch it went."

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Kirsti August 9 2012 5:45 PM EDT

Gandhi did not refuse his wife natural remedies. Quinine is a natural remedy. Penicillin was an experimental drug at that time. I can play this game, too:

"Quinine has been used in unextracted form by Europeans since at least the early 17th century. Quinine was first used to treat malaria in Rome in 1631."

^ Toovey S (May 2004). "The Miraculous Fever-Tree. The Cure that Changed the World Fiametta Rocco; Harper Collins, San Francisco, 2004, 348 pages, Paperback, ISBN 0-00-653235-7". Travel Med Infect Dis 2 (2): 109ヨ10. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2004.05.001

. PMID 17291968

I don't agree with putting all my faith in a god to cure diseases. People were more religious when it came to cures at the time because they knew less about medicine than they do today. Gandhi wasn't sure what penicillin would do, but I bet you he knew what quinine would do. When he said that she was in God's hands, he probably was already accepting the fact that she would die. Do I agree with him not letting her have penicillin? No. I think it should've been given to her. But we don't really know what was going on in his head. Maybe he thought if she was given penicillin, she would only suffer more and maybe even be denied a happy afterlife. Who knows for sure? Will we ever know for sure? Probably not.

Sickone August 9 2012 7:42 PM EDT

Name any rolemodel in history you want.
Bet you cashmoney that I can find dirt on him/her.

Demigod August 9 2012 7:44 PM EDT


::evil grin::

Sickone August 9 2012 7:47 PM EDT

Fictional characters can't qualify :)

Sickone August 9 2012 8:03 PM EDT

But for fun's sake, let's see...
How about him breaking the laws of his time repeatedly ? Eating pork (forbidden), drinking wine (forbidden) and working on a Sabbath (forbidden) ?
Or how about being a hypocrite (telling to love thy enemy then telling that your enemies should rot in hell, insulting people of a different ethnicity, destroying property of businessmen, stealing from innocent people) ?
Or how about being a liar (telling you that if you believe in him and pray to him he'll grant you any wish, when it's obviously not happening) ?
Or just being a plain ole' childish jerk (it was not the season for figs, so when he wanted a fig and couldn't get it, he kills the tree) ?

Kirsti August 9 2012 8:38 PM EDT

"The figs are a lie." - Jesus

Neo Japan August 9 2012 8:57 PM EDT

Political compass turned into religious compass, and I'm getting a little offended.

Xenogard [Chaotic Serenity] August 9 2012 9:24 PM EDT

Quick someone move this to debates before it blows up >_>

TheShazbot August 9 2012 9:48 PM EDT

Anyway, I'm going to invoke Godwin's Law and discuss that hitler and the nazis are comparable to most other figures in politics in some way, and we should stop this discussion lololol

SuiteStuff [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] August 9 2012 10:04 PM EDT

lol I dont understand where this became a contest of some sort to disprove role-models?, your not special for knowing dirt on role models anyone can google any role model and there'd be = amount of sites that arent in favor of that person with lots of info on dirt. No role model is clean. Even Jesus wasnt perfect, he said that himself. So whats with the hostility in here? I must've missed a post where someone got offended and arguments came out of nowhere.

A Lesser AR of 15 [Red Permanent Assurance] August 10 2012 1:24 AM EDT

Know what else happened in August of 1942? Bambi. ;)
Demigod *snickers* think you owe sickone some money. ~si what I did
Godwin's Law
I do Nazi why this was needed, anne frankly, it's a misuse of camp.

Sickone August 10 2012 4:14 AM EDT

That was kind of the point of the whole deviation.
That no rolemodel is ever 100% "clean", not even fictional ones.
So, attacking any rolemodel-for-something-specific because on something unrelated he was anything-but-a-rolemodel-for is kind of pointless.

Lochnivar August 12 2012 12:54 AM EDT

The best roll model is the one with the nicest buns... obviously.
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