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05/16/2003 Archived Entry: "The F-Scale authoritarian personality test"

AS WE GOOSESTEP TOWARD THE AMERICAN POLICE STATE, we might want to stop to check our own F-Scale rating. After World War II, researchers strove to identify the beliefs that made people receptive to fascism. The F-Scale is the modern refinement of the test they came up with.

You might quibble with the scoring categories (I am NOT a "liberal airhead"; I am a libertarian airhead), but it's interesting. Test yourself. Test Mom, Dad, teachers, preachers, cops, and politicians.

Posted by Claire @ 12:41 PM CST

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