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NewLeafsFan
January 5th, 2017, 01:09 AM
Which are you?

Left or Right Wing....sorry....typo

Posts merged. ~Amethyst_

Contraman
January 5th, 2017, 02:49 AM
I'd say I'm mostly a moderate that leans slightly to the left.

Collinsworthington
January 5th, 2017, 03:13 AM
Way far left. I'm not quite a Ancom, but its around that general area of the political spectrum.

Living For Love
January 5th, 2017, 06:32 AM
I like the way you conveniently placed Fascism in the "Right" category but didn't put Stalinism in the "Left" category...

Microcosm
January 5th, 2017, 06:37 AM
Putting Independent doesn't really make sense does it? Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't Independent status referring to independence from any political party affiliation? Left and right refers to the political scale rather than party affiliation. "Independent" could really be placed anywhere. Perhaps "Moderate" or "Center" would be a better replacement.

Anywho, I'm moderate but leaning left. I sympathize with conservative opinions and even find myself agreeing with some from time to time; however, I admittedly find some of my agreement regretful or doubtful. I responded left because I more identify with left than right.

Vlerchan
January 5th, 2017, 10:41 AM
Centrist.

I like the way you conveniently placed Fascism in the "Right" category but didn't put Stalinism in the "Left" category...
Stalanism is a sub-ideology within Communist thought.

The Byrd
January 5th, 2017, 11:27 AM
Centrist.


Stalanism is a sub-ideology within Communist thought.

There's no "Communist" on there either.

Vlerchan
January 5th, 2017, 11:55 AM
There's no "Communist" on there either.
'Far Left' encompasses communism in both the Marxist and non-Maxist sense.

I don't think there's ideological intent in the OP not name-dropping Stalinism anyways.

PlasmaHam
January 5th, 2017, 12:07 PM
I am center right.

I like the way you conveniently placed Fascism in the "Right" category but didn't put Stalinism in the "Left" category...
You can't expect objectivity from a far-leftist like the OP.:cool:
Putting Independent doesn't really make sense does it? Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't Independent status referring to independence from any political party affiliation? Left and right refers to the political scale rather than party affiliation. "Independent" could really be placed anywhere. Perhaps "Moderate" or "Center" would be a better replacement. Yea, there are independents who are extremely left, like Bernie Sanders, while there are independents who are far right. Independent isn't a political stance but instead is separation from political parties. Moderate or Centrist would be more appropriate here.

Collinsworthington
January 5th, 2017, 02:55 PM
I am center right.


You can't expect objectivity from a far-leftist like the OP.:cool:
Yea, there are independents who are extremely left, like Bernie Sanders, while there are independents who are far right. Independent isn't a political stance but instead is separation from political parties. Moderate or Centrist would be more appropriate here.

Bernie identifies as an independent in America because he wants nothing to do with the corrupted ass Democratic party. But if he were to vote on this poll, he would vote left, as he is a democratic socialist. I honestly have no idea why the OP put independent as an option instead of Moderate, or No affiliation.

Porpoise101
January 5th, 2017, 07:47 PM
Left.

To be specific: (-0.5, -3, 1)

everlong
January 5th, 2017, 08:05 PM
I'm closest to the middle, leaning towards left.

brandon9
January 5th, 2017, 08:32 PM
Highly conservative right.

Dalcourt
January 6th, 2017, 12:05 AM
I sometimes feel a lot of people on here don't even quite understand what means what and as long as there aren't any clear definitions everyone here understands I don't think a question like that makes sense at all.

Stronk Serb
January 6th, 2017, 05:09 AM
I like the way you conveniently placed Fascism in the "Right" category but didn't put Stalinism in the "Left" category...

Also fascism can mean so much. I mean, economy-wise and social policy wise you had fascist regimes with left tendencies like universal healthcare, public schools, public third-level education etc. Then you had fascist regimes which played for corporate interests. Political spectrum-wise I would put fascism near the center because of how loose the idea is.

PlasmaHam
January 6th, 2017, 12:02 PM
I sometimes feel a lot of people on here don't even quite understand what means what and as long as there aren't any clear definitions everyone here understands I don't think a question like that makes sense at all.
Agreed, I've seen a lot of people on here who don't seem to understand the various differences between them. I am thinking of creating a post detailing the positions and definitions of the Left and the Right, as well as the Republican and Democrats. That should be helpful.

NewLeafsFan
January 8th, 2017, 03:21 AM
There's no "Communist" on there either.

What do you think far left is? I tried to not be biased. If i was biased I would have said Nazism.

Flapjack
January 14th, 2017, 05:02 PM
I am very progressive :')

Stever_big_hands
February 19th, 2017, 08:47 PM
left until i have to pay taxes

The1uwant
February 20th, 2017, 02:17 AM
right..ish

Stronk Serb
February 20th, 2017, 05:23 AM
Right. They call me a far-righter, but I acknowledge that both extremes are bad. You could say I am sort of a national-socialist.

bentheplayer
February 20th, 2017, 06:30 AM
I am more inclined to the model of politics which is neither left or right. I prefer to judge issues on an individual issue-by-issue basis, unencumbered by stupid ideological baggage so maybe I am a moderate/independent?

Anyways left and right are always misappropriate by various political parties till they become pretty meaningless in the strictest sense. What some call as left may be seen as right. Take for instance public housing.

Hammerheart
March 23rd, 2017, 08:18 PM
Far Right

AussieNicholas
March 26th, 2017, 04:45 AM
I generally don't think about left or right when it comes to political or social issues, and instead view them on a case-by-case basis. So I don't want to label myself as left-wing or right-wing, because you're basically inviting people to make assumptions about you.

The reason I think it's good to do this is because a lot of people don't always take the left/right stance on every issue. In my case, you could say I have a leftist view of abortion and the death penalty (the latter which I view as legalized murder), but my views on firearms would be seen as conservative by some (I recognize the need for restrictions but don't believe guns are inherently a bad thing).

So I really don't like the idea of associating with a political side, group, or ideology. I think it's best to just look at an issue, do some research into it and give your honest opinion on it.

Periphery
April 6th, 2017, 10:09 AM
I think neither are good. A combination of both works best. There are things right winged politicians support that are ideas typical for the left. I am personally more right than left winged however. I think socialism only works on paper, and not in reality. I do think in order to move forward we should become more accepting of others, in a non extreme way (so not like the extreme SJW's love to do). Being overly conservative doesn't work, nor does treating everyone as equals.

ProudThread598
April 12th, 2017, 02:33 AM
I am central leaning-right.
EDIT: My opinions are based country>party, but I just believe in more conservative policies than liberal.

bunnyhabit
April 12th, 2017, 02:40 AM
middle liberal

JakeyZ
April 12th, 2017, 05:51 AM
No clue really 😂

Sword of the morning
June 11th, 2017, 06:11 PM
Right