Thursday, 23 December 2010

Where I Stand

Every since I was a teenager I've considered myself a Social/Liberal Democrat. 

Growing up in Scotland in the eighties, it is, perhaps, no surprise that I consider myself to be left of centre, although this has always been tempered by a belief in free markets (subject to some limited qualifications). My formative years were also probably responsible for the develpment of my liberal inclinations, albeit in a much more difficult way to quantify.

The Political Compass is a tool which seeks to assess where you stand not just in terms of crude left and right but also plots this in relation to Authoritarian/Libetarian principles. 

Here is where I stand:

You can take the test here. Feel free to report your results below!



Raybeard said...

Absolutely fascinating. Would love to see the test results of so many people. My own:-
Economic L/R: -6.00
Social L/A: -4.82
Now Andrew, when shall we have our wedding day? ;-)

Stephen Chapman... said...

A blog wedding - wouldn't that be nice!

Jennie said...

Economic Left/Right: -9.00
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -6.87