Political Compass Test

Representation of political orientations in two dimensions

On the standard left-right scale, how do you distinguish leftists like Stalin and Gandhi? It's not sufficient to say that Stalin was simply more left than Gandhi. There are fundamental political differences between them that the old categories on their own can't explain. Similarly, we generally describe social reactionaries as 'right-wingers', yet that leaves left-wing reactionaries like Robert Mugabe and Pol Pot off the hook.
Not only a Left / Right but also an Libertian / Authoritarian scale is proposed:

Likewise for some well known composers probably:
Take a test to dertermine your own position at:
via: Political Compass: I am Gandhi!
related: Political compass - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Do politicians realize we are all 6 steps away?