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Brief Questionnaire to Assess Compatibility
With Worldview Themes #46A & 46B

Respond to each of the following below on a 1 to 5 scale, where
     1= strongly disagree      2 = disagree      3 = neutral      4 = agree      5 = strongly agree
If you donít have understand, or are confused by a particular question, select 3= neutral.

Note: An * in front of the question indicates that this has been used in national public opinion surveys. 

*1. Technological development creates an artificial, inhumane way of living.  

2. I have more faith in the potential for using education to change human attitudes and behaviors to ultimately solve all of humanityís pressing problems than I do in science and technology.

*3. Science and technology are making our lives healthier, easier, and more comfortable.

*4. With respect to various changes that might be made in our way of life, I think that it would be a good thing, if in the near future, more emphasis was placed on the development of technology.

*5. I support the practice of introducing human genes into bacteria to produce medicines and vaccines. I think that the practice is morally acceptable and, given its potential medical benefits, should be encouraged.

6. Technology transforms everything it touches into a machine and in doing so exacts a high price: the loss of independence of thought and autonomy.

*7. It is essential that high schools prepare their students well in the area of science and technology.

*8. The national government spends too little money on defense and military spending.

*9. For most young men I think that military service is definitely a good experience.

*10. I have a great deal of confidence in our nationís military.

11. I would support a plan to draft our nationís young people into required military service.

*12. The national government should spend money for research, development, and deployment of a high-tech defense system against nuclear missiles.

*13. The military has been a good influence on the way things are going in this country.

*14. I would favor building more nuclear power plants at this time.

*15. With the application of science & technology, in the future, work will become more interesting.

*16. Our nationís military troops should not be used to install democratic governments in states ruled by dictators.

*17. I support the use of biotechnology in agriculture and food production.

*18. I reject computers: they are harming the quality of our lives.


For Worldview Theme #46A, The Technological Fix Mentality
Your Overall Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale
                   Your Survey Question Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale
Ave. USA Adult Survey Question Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale

For Worldview Theme #46B, Militarism
Your Overall Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale
                   Your Survey Question Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale
Ave. USA Adult Survey Question Score = On a 0 to 10 Scale

Interpreting Your Worldview Theme Assessment Scores

Generally speaking, the score you get for a particular worldview theme (based on your responses to the brief questionnaire provided) can be interpreted as follows:

If your score is... Interpretation: Your worldview...
                         0  is totally incompatible with this worldview theme
                 0.01 -- 2.49 is very incompatible with this worldview theme
                 2.50 -- 4.49 is mildly incompatible with this worldview theme
                 4.50 -- 5.49 is neutral or undecided in relation to this wv theme
                 5.50 -- 7.49 is mildly compatible with this worldview theme
                 7.50 -- 9.99 is very compatible with this worldview theme
                        10 is totally compatible with this worldview theme

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