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Poll

Read the wikipedia article, then rank this method of representing the political spectrum (PS):

Positive - best method
- 0 (0%)
Positive - but Nolan Chart is better
- 0 (0%)
Positive - but another method is better
- 1 (11.1%)
Negative - I prefer the Nolan Chart
- 3 (33.3%)
Negative - I prefer another method
- 0 (0%)
Negative - PS cannot be visualized
- 1 (11.1%)
Negative - PS is irrelevent
- 3 (33.3%)
Negative - PS does not exist
- 0 (0%)
Negative - and this poll sucks
- 1 (11.1%)

Total Members Voted: 5


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Alex Libman 14

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Pournelle chart
« on: July 10, 2009, 03:43:32 AM »



(It was mentioned on this forum before, but only very briefly.)


PS: I haven't got a clue who "Max Stiner" (Steiner?) is...
« Last Edit: July 10, 2009, 03:47:35 AM by Alex Libman 2012 »
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Alex Libman 14

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Re: Pournelle chart
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2009, 04:15:14 AM »

I prefer the Nolan Chart, because it clearly and meaningfully expresses the political spectrum based on specific things you can measure.

Pournelle makes purely subjective calls over which positions are rational and which aren't.  Karlusha is an incoherent idiot that makes L. Ron Hubbard sound brilliant in comparison, but it puts him on the same level of rationality as Ayn Rand!
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fatcat

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Re: Pournelle chart
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2009, 05:16:25 PM »

If Ayn rand is the most rational anti-government you can get its a flawed chart for gauging libertarianism.

Also "rational" is highly subjective and not useful at all.

Nolans better
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