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Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP13 Nov 2022 10:57 a.m. PST

Which one are you mostly?

1) Politically liberal/prefers fantasy gaming
2) Politically conservative/prefers fantasy gaming
3) Politically liberal/prefers some genre other than fantasy gaming
4) Politically conservative/prefers some genre other than fantasy gaming

Define any of the terms however you wish.

Sgt Slag13 Nov 2022 1:20 p.m. PST

My politics are just that: mine. I don't mix my politics with my gaming. Cheers!

emckinney13 Nov 2022 1:28 p.m. PST

Insert (non-partisan!) joke about politicians who live in fantasy worlds?

Perris070713 Nov 2022 1:29 p.m. PST

Isn't all gaming fantasy?

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Nov 2022 1:57 p.m. PST

I define the term "mostly" to mean greater than 0% of the time.

1, 2, 3, and 4.

The Last Conformist16 Nov 2022 3:38 a.m. PST

Define any of the terms however you wish.

Where I'm from, liberals and conservatives are generally taken to belong to the same half of the political spectrum.

David Johansen17 Nov 2022 11:14 a.m. PST

Political conservative maybe, I think, I don't really recognize or identify with what passes for "conservatism" these days but liberalism has moved farther and farther afield and I didn't like it to begin with. I guess I'm in the middle these days but only because both sides have moved so far from anything resembling a rational or reasonable perspective. Maybe special relativity could explain it.

Anyhow, I love fantasy and pretty much everything else but I lean to everything else, especially science fiction because I've done so much fantasy over the years.

Marcus Brutus18 Nov 2022 8:05 a.m. PST

I would see the worldview of Tolkien and Michael Moorcock as diametrical opposites. Tolkien was a true conservative (ie. conserving) point of view while Moorcock was/is a far left, anarchist. Their respective mythologies reflect this. So, I don't think there is any connection between political philosophy and the ability to write, read or enjoy fantasy.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP23 Oct 2023 9:34 p.m. PST

"This is ridiculous" is the standout leader in the poll as of today.

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