Political views are physiological, not chosen - study.

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  1. toontra macrumors 6502

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    THIS interesting study suggests why right-wingers may be more susceptible to the politics of fear.
     
  2. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    LOL basically says rightwingers are scared. Mayb thats why fearmongering is so effective with them?
     
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    It seems to be a sort of political take on the old nature versus nurture argument. However, what is unusual with this piece is that nature - for once - is used against the conservatives, whereas it is more usually a weapon justifying beliefs invoked by those of a conservative persuasion.
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  5. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    Maybe, although it's premature to reach any conclusions. This study is definitely enough to warrant further research in this area, however.
     
  6. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    well from the looks of the article, the test group was VERY small.

    Probably not valid in any way really.

    Still amusing.
     
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