Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Very interesting quiz about our dividing national house.

How Thick Is Your Bubble?

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Score » 11 out of 20 (55% )
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On a scale from 0 to 20 points, where 20 signifies full engagement with mainstream American culture and 0 signifies deep cultural isolation within the new upper class bubble, you scored between 9 and 12.



In other words, even if you're part of the new upper class, you've had a lot of exposure to the rest of America.















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6 comments:

  1. #10 - no, but I want one. :)

    I got the same score (big surprise). Probably would have been higher, but the NASCAR gene skipped me.

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  2. I scored between 5-8. Reflects more my personal attitude than my socio-economic status.

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  3. That's a fair point, Ron. I think the quiz could use a few more controls. Bit of a blunt object, but still useful.

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  4. Dale - I suppose if we want the nitty-gritty detailed nuance, we should go to the Charles Murray book rather than a 20-question internet quiz...

    Besides, I didn't think you had objection to blunt instruments. :)

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  5. Like I have time for *that*, Zach.

    Oh--look--shiny!

    I'm going to have to add it to the Wishlist, in all seriousness.

    And I'm a big fan of the blunt instrument, but I want a little bit of an edge to the weapon to help me hack through...

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Be reasonably civil. Ire alloyed with reason is fine. But slagging the host gets you the banhammer.

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