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.

Some people should not have access to the Internet.

New roads and railways should be built by private companies, not the government.

Members of society needn't be familiar with the history and traditions of our culture.

Sometimes interest rates should be raised to reduce inflation, even if doing so would cause a large number of job losses.

Nobody should be sacked for going on strike.

Scientists bear no moral responsibility for how their discoveries are used.

There is a danger that some large corporations will become more powerful than governments.

Family is more important than society.

Dealing with nuisance crimes like petty vandalism doesn't make serious crime less likely.

The wealthy shouldn't pay a larger proportion of their income in tax than the poor.

It's more important to rehabilitate criminals than to punish them.

It is never moral to break the law.

Our armed forces should intervene to stop genocide in other countries.

It's more important to make the poor richer than to decrease the gap between rich and poor.

Our society needs more lawyers.


Political Survey: an open, honest version of politicalcompass.org.
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