In an attempt to get TPTB to target me better I provide full disclousre of all my answers and why!
The test goes over 6 webpages and asks the following....
Just a few propositions to start with, concerning - no less - how [I] see the country and the world.
If economic globalisation is inevitable, it should primarily serve humanity rather than the interests of trans-national corporations. SA [Pathos
I'd always support my country, whether it was right or wrong. D [Ethos argument]
No one chooses his or her country of birth, so it's foolish to be proud of it. D [Pathos and Ethos argument]
Our race has many superior qualities, compared with other races. SD [Divisive argument..there is only one race and that is HUMAN!] :shk:
The enemy of my enemy is my friend. D [Is? NO..but could be.
Military action that defies international law is sometimes justified. SD [NO WAY! NOT EVER!]
There is now a worrying fusion of information and entertainment. D [Pathos argument]
Now, the economy. We're talking attitudes here, not the FTSE index.
People are ultimately divided more by class than by nationality.SA [Ethos argumant]
Controlling inflation is more important than controlling unemployment.SD [Nope its all equally important...whats the importance? oh thats
right..getting everything 100% correct the 1st time]!]
Because corporations cannot be trusted to voluntarily protect the environment, they require regulation. A [everything should 100% know all limits and
totally abide by its defined limits]
"from each according to his ability, to each according to his need" is a fundamentally good idea. SD [both are victim mentalities]
It's a sad reflection on our society that something as basic as drinking water is now a bottled, branded consumer product. D [uhm..what about some
choice as opposed to NONE!]
Land shouldn't be a commodity to be bought and sold. SA [its all OUR universe but maybe we shouldn't try and live constantly in each others shadow
It is regrettable that many personal fortunes are made by people who simply manipulate money and contribute nothing to their society. SD [victim
Protectionism is sometimes necessary in trade. SD [victim mentality]
The only social responsibility of a company should be to deliver a profit to its shareholders. SD [replace its shareholders with everybody and then
I'd strongly agree]
The rich are too highly taxed. SD [Everybody should be paying 100% tax regardless but in return everybodies luxuries and fixes should and MUST be 100%
Those with the ability to pay should have the right to higher standards of medical care . SD [creates a class system! Everybody should get the same
care regardless..and that care should be of the highest standard always and everywhere]
Governments should penalise businesses that mislead the public. SA [Victim mentality I actually agree with...
A genuine free market requires restrictions on the ability of predator multinationals to create monopolies. SD [restrictions equals free trade????
lolz pull the other one! :shk:
The freer the market, the freer the people. SD [No the fairer the market, the fairer the people! Free markets can lead to slavery for some]
Now a look at some of [my] personal social values …
Abortion, when the woman's life is not threatened, should always be illegal. SD [they use the word life here in regards to only the survival of the
biological entity that is the woman and NOT HER WHOLE LIFE [style] into the far far future!]
All authority should be questioned. SA [sacred cows should be fully 100% Forthcoming and 100% transparent OK! and should never be immune from scrutiny
by anyone at all, ever!]
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. SD [victim mentality]
Taxpayers should not be expected to prop up any theatres or museums that cannot survive on a commercial basis. SD [victim mentality on part of both
Schools should not make classroom attendance compulsory. SD [Learn forever or Forever Leave existence! Existence is the school and your local
envirnment is the classroom!]
All people have their rights, but it is better for all of us that different sorts of people should keep to their own kind. SD [divisive argument]
Good parents sometimes have to spank their children. SD [victim mentality]
It's natural for children to keep some secrets from their parents. SD [keeping secrets is not naturally moral! it has actuallity but that doesn't
make it good or proper and thats should be the intent of this question]
Possessing marijuana for personal use should not be a criminal offence. SA [but if the word marijuana was replaced with human slaves then my answer
would be radically different]
The prime function of schooling should be to equip the future generation to find jobs. SD [Nope it should equip them to rule the universe!]
People with serious inheritable disabilities should not be allowed to reproduce. SD [victim mentality]
The most important thing for children to learn is to accept discipline. SD [victim mentality]
There are no savage and civilised peoples; there are only different cultures. A [cultures? try demographics for a better and more accurate word
semantics and syntax]
Those who are able to work, and refuse the opportunity, should not expect society's support. SD [victim menatality on part of non generous
When you are troubled, it's better not to think about it, but to keep busy with more cheerful things. D [Face facts first but give yourself time to
assess whilst beyond the realms of the pain in the ass]
First-generation immigrants can never be fully integrated within their new country. D [carteblanche ethos promotion or bashing]
What's good for the most successful corporations is always, ultimately, good for all of us. SD [incompatible A-priori desires and hungers]
No broadcasting institution, however independent its content, should receive public funding. D [how about some choice!]
… and how I see the wider society.
Our civil liberties are being excessively curbed in the name of counter-terrorism. SA [ARRGH 2nd victim mentality I actually agree with..WTH?
A significant advantage of a one-party state is that it avoids all the arguments that delay progress in a democratic political system. SA [Democracy
means people are still arguing about the actually reality and a one state system [hive mind] doesn't have this problem]
Although the electronic age makes official surveillance easier, only wrongdoers need to be worried. SA [no sacred cows immune from scrutiny or from
being 100% transparent..myself included ...see my signature!]
The death penalty should be an option for the most serious crimes. SA [Option? serious crimes? ALWAYS and for ALL CRIMINALS including ME!!! Draw a
line in the sand and defend it to the DEATH DAMNIT! MIGHT IS RIGHT!]
In a civilised society, one must always have people above to be obeyed and people below to be commanded. SA [But only if every single one only has
100% loyal obedience to the death of a minority portion [58%MAX] of the ALL [100%]]
Abstract art that doesn't represent anything shouldn't be considered art at all. SD [abstract art?...ALL art is an abstraction and therefor a
In criminal justice, punishment should be more important than rehabilitation. SA [and SD!!! BOTH! Due to my attitude towards the death penalty being
MORE a POV of rehabilitating the broader environment through the punishing the criminals, than an either or situation.]
It is a waste of time to try to rehabilitate some criminals. SA [and SD! Due to my attitude that both can be accomplished at exactly the same
Cont. next post.