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Your American Politics Predicted
The independent psychological research by Professor Jonathan Haidt, Professor George Lakoff and others has identified personality differences that often determines an American's likely major party leanings. Experian-Simmons researched the preferences of various political ideologies. Answer the following questions to see which political ideology probably is your match.

The first selector question is below.




1. As a general trait, how important is kindness to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
Prioritize your choice above:
Low Priority High Priority

2. As a general trait, how important is fairness to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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Low Priority High Priority

3. As a general trait, how important is empathy to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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4. As a general trait, how important is tradition to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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5. How important is the idea that our bodies are sacred to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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6. As a general trait, how important is respect for authority to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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7. As a general trait, how important is responsibility to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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8. As a general trait, how important is doing as well as one can to make oneself better and ones family and community better to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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9. As a general trait, how important is compassion to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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10. As a trait among politicians, how important is conscientiousness to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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11. As a trait among politicians, how important is openness to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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12. As a trait among politicians, how important is party loyalty to you?
Very Important
Important
Not Very Important
Unimportant
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13. Which of these are in your office/bedroom?
Art supplies
Bold colors
Calendars
Cleaning supplies
Country music recordings
Jazz recordings
Lots of books
Postage stamps
Sports-related posters
Travel documents
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Low Priority High Priority

14. How would most people describe your office or bedroom?
Neat
Cluttered
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15. How afraid of death are you?
Very
Somewhat
Not Very
Not at all
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16. Good parents are more likely to:
Spank their children
Give their children time outs.
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17. The world is generally a dangerous place:
True
False
Somewhere in between
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18. What is your reaction to this image of a person eating a caterpillar?
Total disgust
Mild Disgust
Shrug
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19. Determining moral issues such as right from wrong, and good from bad is:
Generally as easy as determining black from white
Often a nuanced affair colored with shades of grey.
Neither, no opinion, not sure
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Low Priority High Priority

20. Which of these movie actors'/directors' films would puposely avoid?
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Tom Cruise
Kelsey Grammer
Michael Moore
Jane Fonda
Jon Voight
Oprah Winfrey
Sean Penn
Mel Gibson
Whoopi Goldberg
Prioritize your choice above:
Low Priority High Priority

21. Hollywood films are generally inspiring and morally uplifting.
True
False
Somewhere in between.
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22. Hollywood shows America in a positive light.:
True
False
Somewhere in between.
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23. Which of these reality competition television programs do you like most?
Project Runway
The Bachelor
The Biggest Loser
Not sure/none of the above
Prioritize your choice above:
Low Priority High Priority

24. Which of these late night television shows is your favorite?
Conan
Saturday Night Live
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Kimmel Live
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Not sure/none of the above
Prioritize your choice above:
Low Priority High Priority

25. Which of these detective shows are you most likely to watch?
Hawaii Five-O
The Law & Order franchise
Castle
CSI: Miami
NCIS
The Mentalist
Not sure/none of the above
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Low Priority High Priority

26. Which of these fight television programs do you like most?
Divorce Court
The Ultimate Fighter
The View
Not sure/none of the above
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Low Priority High Priority

27. Which of these TV shows featuring Southerners do you like best?
Duck Dynasty, Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy and/or Swamp People
South Park and/or Treme
Not sure/none of the above
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Low Priority High Priority

28. When you want to watch dance, what do you watch?
Dancing With the Stars
Glee
Not sure/none of the above
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Low Priority High Priority

29. Which of these qualities do you most want in your elected officials?
Conscientiousness
Party loyalty
Openness
Not sure/none of the above
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Low Priority High Priority


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