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Old 05-12-2012, 11:58 AM
 
Location: Iowa
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It's hard wiring in the brain.

Right wingers have a lower portion of the brain that is larger dealing with feelings of disgust and fear.

Left types have a higher brain area that is larger and deals with sorting out conflicting stimuli.
And I'm sure you have some proof for this theory.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:02 PM
 
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And I'm sure you have some proof for this theory.
Seriously? You are unable to to a search of the internet to find the studies?
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Iowa
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Dude, I have to wonder if you bothered to read it and watch the video. That "proof" is absolutely comical. It had the turk guy (sorry, can't remember his name) from YouTube giving input! Also, did you happen to notice that it said it was the SHAPE of the brain that was different?
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Unperson Everyman Land
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It's hard wiring in the brain.

Right wingers have a lower portion of the brain that is larger dealing with feelings of disgust and fear.

Left types have a higher brain area that is larger and deals with sorting out conflicting stimuli.


Source?
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Blankity-blank!
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Is it environment? Family history? Experiences, particularly early in life? Schooling? Religion (or lack thereof)? Culture?

I think it's some combination of the above.
In America, it's religion, ignorance, lack of culture, and conformism.
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Unperson Everyman Land
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Didn't expect to see that proof coming did ya? More squeal and squirm from the right which is always entertaining
Why don't you actually read the article, and the sources they use to the psychological research groups that conducted the study.

Though it doesn't take a genius to see having low intelligence, and being a right winger go hand in hand.

Are you saying blacks who consistently score low on standardized tests, to include IQ tests, are inferior to Asians who consistently score very high?
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:38 PM
 
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In America, it's religion, ignorance, lack of culture, and conformism.
You don't think there is a physiological basis behind all that? Those seem like products to me of the same root cause. Perhaps the brains of Europeans are different than the brains of the European decendents who immigrated to the US over the centuries? Whites of German/Scandanavian ancestry who set up in Minnesota/Wisconsin seem much more reasonable and rational than these Scott-Irish who went to the South. Me having plenty of Scots-Irish in the wood pile, btw.
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Iowa
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It's not a youtube video. Furthermore, you are too dishonest to give us your take on the IQ report from the London School of Economics, so I'm not fetching anything for you.

Dwell in ignorance for all I care.
Sorry, you lost me. Are you just fishing for post numbers?
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:44 PM
 
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Are you saying blacks who consistently score low on standardized tests, to include IQ tests, are inferior to Asians who consistently score very high?
You're confusing Liberal and Democratic voter. Not always the same thing.

Nice try.
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:45 PM
 
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Well, if when you were born, you come out feet first and running forward, you are a Dem. If you come out head first and thinking, you are an Independent. If you come out butt first, you are a Repub and resemble that 1st impression you made.
And, if you are a perfectly healthy baby, he/she will come out a Libertarian
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