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Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Free Libertarian Test
Do you ever find yourself sitting around, wondering, "hey what am I going to do today?" Well wonder no more. Thanks to the magic of the world wide web you can take this free Libertarian test to see just how much you actually love freedom.
(Me? I'm soft-core, and I'm fine with that.)
Posted by Cyril Doll on September 26, 2007 | Permalink
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I'm just leaning in that direction...
Posted by: Markalta | 2007-09-26 4:36:10 PM
I scored 85
Posted by: John | 2007-09-26 5:09:27 PM
I scored 49. There were some questions that should have been asked that weren't.
Some words needed defining, if they had I mat or may not have gotten a different score.
Posted by: Speller | 2007-09-26 5:19:08 PM
...where do I study?
Posted by: tomax7 | 2007-09-26 5:19:08 PM
A lousy 49! I gotta get crackin'!
Posted by: Hoser | 2007-09-26 5:42:53 PM
i scored in the middle at 57. john, you're scaring me.
Posted by: robert | 2007-09-26 6:26:21 PM
i scored 70. i thought it would have been much higher. i guess i can't accept hardcore porn on Saturday morning tv yet. i'm a fan of Ayn Rand too. interesting.
Posted by: shel | 2007-09-26 7:05:17 PM
Pure entertainment! Part II gets a little silly, while Part III is fantasy land for anarchists. BTW I scored 43.
Posted by: govard | 2007-09-26 8:14:56 PM
I scored 65. Too many yes/no alternatives to suit me.
Posted by: DML | 2007-09-26 8:18:35 PM
147 I rock.
Posted by: Brian Mallard | 2007-09-26 10:04:06 PM
My score was 90, but I do not see it as accurate. The reason being that I found it difficult if not impossible to answer the American specific questions. Too bad there is not a Canadian equivalent which would give a more accurate score. I admit that there were even questions I could not fully understand due to the unfamiliar American context. And no, I am not anti-American before anyone tries that one.
Posted by: Alain | 2007-09-26 11:22:15 PM
Posted by: deepblue | 2007-09-26 11:27:54 PM
51-90 points: You are a medium-core libertarian, probably self-consciously so. Your friends probably encourage you to quit talking about your views so much.
Yep...to many USA based questions, but oh well...I always new I was a soft core Libertarian! lol
Posted by: Sean Whelan | 2007-09-27 1:26:18 AM
I guess I'm not yet ready to turn the world over to the 35-40 somethings who score at the high end of the inventory :)
Posted by: calgary clipper | 2007-09-27 6:34:36 AM
Score = 72
Expected, but too bad the test is a bit digital, I mean often there are more valid options that just yes/no.
Check out this one instead:
Smaller and better.
Posted by: Johan i Kanada | 2007-09-27 9:33:29 AM
89 for me.
It would have been higher were it not for the need for the western nation states to pool collective resources to preserve the core elements of democracy, reason and freedom as a counterweight to the medievalism, dictatorship and tyranny of Islam, Russia, China and others.
But this collectivism, meant to preserve western thought in turn creates the internal rise of poisonous socialist thinking. A delicate equilibrium that is presently badly out of balance.
Posted by: Epsilon | 2007-09-27 9:37:48 AM
Holy crap! You guys must be flaming anarchists, or something! :)
Posted by: Markalta | 2007-09-27 9:55:57 AM
You encapsulated my reasoning there.
But my score was 49.
If not for the threat that the Statist/Collectivists pose against individual Liberty my score would have been a lot higher.
Imagine where we'd be now if we had Spooner's America in 1939.
Posted by: Speller | 2007-09-27 10:52:14 AM
...dang! I failed...got 17 points.
And here I thought picking "C" when in doubt worked like in high school and college.
Posted by: tomax7 | 2007-09-27 11:01:09 AM
Posted by: Steve | 2007-09-27 3:13:43 PM
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