How Libertarian Are You?
Libertarianism has been called the "third force" in politics - an alternative to the traditional left and right. Though its foundational ideas date back to the 1700s, libertarianism is only now beginning to make a bid for large-scale representation in politics. Though a lot of online "libertarian quizzes" spin the questions to make everyone come out as a libertarian, this test tries to be "spin-free" by simply confronting you with libertarian positions, as voiced by leading libertarian thinkers over the years.
How libertarian are you? Let's find out.
Question 1 of 34
Businesses and banks that are deemed "too big to fail" should nevertheless be allowed to fail if they can't raise the money they need from private investors - they certainly shouldn't get government handouts.
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The "How Libertarian Are You?" Test is the property of IDR Labs International but pays homage to the "Libertarian Purity Test" as made by Bryan Caplan, professor of Economics at George Mason University.
Besides Bryan Caplan, the statements found in the above questions were extrapolated from the work of thinkers and writers like Milton Friedman, Ayn Rand, Ludwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard, and similar libertarian authors.
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Why Use This Test?
1. Free. This free online libertarian test is delivered to you free of charge and will allow you to ascertain the extent of your political sympathy towards the libertarian position. The test confronts you with positions that have been voiced by leading libertarian thinkers.
2. Value-Free. Unlike other online "Libertarian Tests", this test does not try to make everyone come out as a libertarian, but attempts to be value-free and provide a neutral presentation of the libertarian positions.
3. Statistical controls. Test scores are logged into an anonymized database. Statistical analysis of the test is conducted to ensure maximum accuracy and validity of the test scores.
4. Made by professionals. The authors of this free online libertarian test are certified in the use of different personality tests and have worked professionally with typology, politics, and personality testing.