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May 19, 2005

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Gregg Rosenberg

Wonderful! How much fun. Thanks for finding that. Apparently, my way of thinking about things is much further from yours than I thought (and I wouldn't have guessed I was such a strong existentialist!):

You scored as Cultural Creative.

Cultural Creatives are probably the newest group to enter this realm. You are a modern thinker who tends to shy away from organized religion but still feels as if there is something greater than ourselves. You are very spiritual, even if you are not religious. Life has a meaning outside of the rational.

Cultural Creative 94%
Existentialist 88%
Materialist 63%
Postmodernist 50%
Modernist 50%
Fundamentalist 13%
Romanticist 6%
Idealist 0%

Kosta Calfas

You scored as Cultural Creative.

Cultural Creative 100%
Existentialist 56%
Postmodernist 56%
Romanticist 50%
Idealist 38%
Materialist 25%
Modernist 19%
Fundamentalist 0%

100% swell! and with such perspicuous well defined categories, there will be no more guess-work to developing my philosophical views.

I'm sure I'm not the only one surprised to find out David Chalmers is a contextualist who doesn't believe in absolute truth. Based on these revelations, I propose a Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry that reads:

Postmodernism. def. Extreme contextualism and a denial of absolute truth - see also David Chalmers

Brett Foster

What has science done to me!

Me:
You scored as Postmodernist.

Postmodernist 94%
Existentialist 75%
Materialist 75%
Cultural Creative 63%
Modernist 44%
Romanticist 31%
Fundamentalist 25%
Idealist 19%

Kent Gustavsson

Well, you're not alone Dave, here's another postmodernist! This one too didn't believe he was one.

Well to be honest, he does'nt believe it now either... ;-)

Andrés Eugui

You scored as Materialist.

Materialism stresses the essence of fundamental particles. Everything that exists is purely physical matter and there is no special force that holds life together. You believe that anything can be explained by breaking it up into its pieces. i.e. the big picture can be understood by its smaller elements.

Materialist 94%
Cultural Creative 88%
Existentialist 88%
Modernist 69%
Postmodernist 31%
Idealist 25%
Romanticist 25%
Fundamentalist 13%

Greg

I was 81% materialist, yet still managed to be 63% postmodern. I think perhaps the quiz has an inadequate definition of postmodernism...it has a postmodern view of postmodernism.

matt

You scored as Existentialist.

Existentialism emphasizes human capability. There is no greater power interfering with life and thus it is up to us to make things happen. Sometimes considered a negative and depressing world view, your optimism towards human accomplishment is immense. Mankind is condemned to be free and must accept the responsibility.

Existentialist 88%

Modernist 75%

Cultural Creative 69%

Materialist 69%

Postmodernist 56%

Idealist 56%

Romanticist 44%

Fundamentalist 6%

Having never studied what existentialists were, this was a little surprising. It's actually pretty close to what i believe in, give or take a few details...

Matthew Cromer
You scored as Idealist. Idealism centers around the belief that we are moving towards something greater. An odd mix of evolutionist and spiritualist, you see the divine within ourselves, waiting to emerge over time. Many religious traditions express how the divine spirit lost its identity, thus creating our world of turmoil, but in time it will find itself and all things will again become one.

Idealist

100%

Cultural Creative

94%

Postmodernist

81%

Existentialist

69%

Fundamentalist

50%

Romanticist

50%

Modernist

38%

Materialist

13%
What is Your World View? (updated)
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Timothy J Scriven

I scored sucker ( 100%) I am the sort that wastes my time taking internet tests and trying to make funny comments on blogs ;-).

Eric Dorman

Wow, I am amazed at how far this quiz has gone online. I created it in half an hour one day after class and thus never intended it to be comprehensive. Your remarks on the broad classification of postmodernist are right on and if I recall correctly that particular day I was not viewing postmodernism in a positive light for some reason or another and thus I did not give it more consideration. I am still hoping to one day create a more complete and thorough version of this quiz...certainly one more exhausting than would survive on a site such as quizfarm.com. Thank you for your comments and any feedback is always welcome.

-Eric Dorman(eddxii@ufl.edu)

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