Individualist is one of the political personality dimensions
examined in the political personality quiz
The opposite of individualist is collectivist
The choice between individualism and collectivism is mainly a question of social philosophy
. Individualists defend the right of people to do anything they want on their own time and own property. Individualists have a sense of their own individuality and are tolerant of the same in others. They are suspicious of authority
, and are ardent defenders of civil liberties
Individualists tend to:
- get annoyed with "too many rules"
- dislike censorship
- feel less accountable to the standards of others
- tolerate experimenting with drugs and alcohol
- enforce their right to privacy
- support artistic pursuits
- shun crowds
Individualists tend not to like:
- worrying about being popular or fashionable.
- overt patriotism
gun control,nationalism,regulation,human rights,eminent domain, arts funding, property rights, drugs, education, death penalty, same sex marriage, family breakdown, censorship, prostitution, alcohol, tobacco.
Statements used in the PPQ
- Public schools should be able to create separate classes for advanced students.
- If some people choose to waste their life, that is their business.
- Government should not be allowed to read peopleâ€™s emails without their knowledge.
- civil liberties need to be defended, not suspended in a time of emergency.
- Most public holidays are just an excuse for a day off.
- How you dress at work should be your own personal choice.
- People should be judged on their own terms.
- more cultural diversity would be good for this country.
- How people raise their children is their own business.
- I like people who are eccentric.
- Anything can be art if the artist says it is.
- Public nudity should be legalized.
Statements proposed for the PPQ
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