Machiavellianism short test

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  1. Aeoli Pera

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    52, winning!
     
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    Apercus Benefactor of Humanity Baron

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    On the one hand, I lied to get a high score; on the other hand, doesn't the lying make it true?
     
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    While that's funny, this paradox is the reason I included the reminder to "please be honest".
     
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    Apercus Benefactor of Humanity Baron

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    Asking someone to be "honest" on a personality inventory is like asking them to be "honest" about the clothes they wear. A "persona" is a mask.

    There was a fun study which used the MACH-IV.
     
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    Apercus Benefactor of Humanity Baron

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    The "science" of psychology has always been a tool of prediction and control, like all the rest of the natural sciences. Focus groups were the result of U.S. psychological warfare research. Being "honest" about "who you are" is simply talking about yourself the way society says you should.
     
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    I wonder if it is an age thing; the older you get, the more cynical you get. Score 72.
     
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    I'd refer the reader to the archives of Illimitable Men, I believe he links to more accurate tests.
     
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    62. Most of those questions are bullshit generalizations, much more accurately qualified through the lens of Edenism.
     
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    Your score was 78 of 100. Lot of generalizations that are true for some people, but taken by the test to mean universal. Would probably have different "out group" and "in group" scores.

    In conclusion, you're never too clever to take clickbait horoscopes.
     
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    This is why I don't like these tests. If you construct the ranking so far it looks pretty silly. There's some real information there, but it takes a lot of processing to get at it. Without the context of knowing the takers and the test, as a simple ranking, it can be pretty misleading.

    At least for this one I was able to deepsocket my way to definite answers on all or nearly all the questions. Otherwise I tend to quit.
     
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    I got:
    Your score was 65 of 100.
    This puts you in the category of the high Machs, people who do not belive in the goodness of the world and that because that it must be manipulated, people who Machiavelli would approve of.

    I don't believe in inherent goodness, but I don't really manipulate people either... Strange place to be, hm?
    Obviosuly, there's no reliable test online, but one can try it for the lolz
     
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    98 hitler

    I agree 100% percent with Apercus, but I would add that the moral standard in these tests is JEWISH.
     
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    Just noticed that you're a girl, cool. So are you hot?
     
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    Not really, it.s a cold like hell winter here and as I type I feel my fingers nearly frozen. *shivers*
     
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    I scored 78. I've done other Machiavellianism tests before too, and have always scored high, but that was after I began reading books like The 48 Laws Of Power. They helped red pill me on true social dynamics, when I was socially ret
     
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    Thank you. I thought so, too.
     
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    Your score was 61 of 100, with higher scores indicating more machiavellianism.

    The first few question I answered with "Disagree", by which I meant "Disagree with the premise". Quite a lot of this assumed adherence to conventional morality is the opposite of Machiavellianism. Yuck.
     
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