Political Survey

In this survey, you are asked to give your opinion of a set of statements characterising political views. Please rate each statement on the scale given, which runs from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree".


For statistical purposes, please tell us where you live:

The following are a set of propositions. Tell us whether you agree with them, as they would apply to the country where you live.

We should make use of any technology, if it benefits us.

Nobody bears a moral responsibility for actions of their government if they don't support them.

The wealthy should pay a larger proportion of their income in tax than the poor.

There is no such thing as an immoral sexual act between consenting adults.

Beneficial medical research should always go ahead, however many animal experiments would be performed

It's more important that we elect parties in exact proportion to their support than that we each have individual local representatives.

Correct grammar doesn't matter.

Small businesses are more important to the economy than large corporations.

Legal protection for free expression creates more trouble than it's worth.

Shared religious belief isn't an important part of our society.

There are some ethnic groups who can never be fully integrated into our society.

Our armed forces shouldn't intervene in other countries, even to stop genocide.

Our society needs more lawyers.

It is only acceptable to use proportionate force to defend your property from criminals.

Sometimes it's necessary to sack people who go on strike.


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