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In a rapidly-evolving world, leading the way seems to be a better approach than trying to hold back the tides of change. Conservatism has much to...
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[I]t is reasonable to hypothesize that individuals who are physiologically and psychologically responsive to negative stimuli will tend to endorse...
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The history of the world is simply the chronicle of what has happened because of the deeds of a small number of ordinary people who had extraordinary...
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Conservatives ... have a stronger preference for things that are familiar, stable, and predictable….Conservatives—at least, the subset prone to...
bertrand russell
1 year 2 months ago
Fear makes man unwise in the three great departments of human conduct: his dealings with nature, his dealings with other men, and his dealings with...
dems vs reps
1 year 4 months ago
As we showed in our analysis of the Clinton/Obama primary fight in 2008, in our book, as well as in analysis of election data from 2010 and 2012,...
2 years 8 months ago
Nowadays the members of one tribe (calling themselves liberals, progressives, and Democrats) hold sharply different views and values than the members...
2 years 9 months ago
Social psychologists have documented that persons readily, and correctly, discern that individuals who hold factual beliefs different from their own...
2 years 11 months ago
It’s not easy…. Bridging the cultural and political divides which seem to be growing ever-wider by the day is difficult enough. When we’re “...
2 years 11 months ago
The basic premise of cultural theory is that individuals can be expected to form beliefs about societal dangers that reflect and reinforce their...
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