Another interesting student post on political ideology

alicesweeney

After taking the Political Compass Test, I found the outcome interesting when I compared it to an individual who is a generation older than I am.

Dalai Lama is one of the political leaders that is closest to me in political ideology.

In contrast, this is the political ideology of somebody who is one generation older than I am.

My result as compared to the person who was one generation older than me shows that the differences may be due to age. Conservatism is about preservation and liberalism is about changing things. It would make sense that someone who is younger is still surrounded by diversity. On the other hand, as you age, you become adapted to a certain way of life so it is easy to become conservative. From this test it would seem likely that every young generation would  find the next generation to be more conservative. In Dasovic’s post, however, research has shown…

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