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Ever look at your favorite drunk uncle at Thanksgiving and think he seems like he’s a completely different species? Well, you’re not far off. There are real and significant differences between liberal and conservative brains, but they don’t have to define us.
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During this time of agitation and unrest after Roe v. Wade is overturned, SCOTUS liberalizes gun laws, and mass shootings, I thought we could all use reminding of how protests affect elections! #TakeItToThePolls
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Why do all of the conservative traits cluster around the fucked up end of the spectrum? Racism, misogyny, homophobia, authoritarianism. All conservative traits. But, history is on our side!
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You knew it all along, but here is scientific correlational evidence! Conservatives have lower emotional intelligence and cognitive abilities. Read about the study, its findings, and the speculations of Ye Olde Blogge!
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I’ve reposted an article from the Stanford Graduate School of Business reporting on a study correlating political protests with swings in voting. It finds a positive correlation. Have a look for yourself and let me know what you think in the comments.
This article is right up the Psy’s alley: it uses psychology — although without explicitly identifying the tendencies as such — to explain our inexplicable politics. However, it is not nearly snarky, sarcasticky, or profaney enough. That’s okay, I fixed that by writing this here introduction. It is […]
Ye Olde Blogge has another first! Our first guest post! My favorite drunk uncle, Uncle Ingus, tells us why there ain’t no racism in America!
Some people say that the AHCA reflects the lack of empathy by the GOP. What does empathy have to do with it? Should we try to increase the empathy quotient of the conservative side of the spectrum? The short answer is no. Now find out why!
There are some fundamental differences between conservatives and liberals. So, do these correlates, the circle and the bias, seem to work for you and people you know?
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Progressives don’t need a new narrative. We already have one. We just need to stop neglecting it. Remember when you were a child and you used to ask your mum for a new toy and she’d say ‘you have plenty of old toys…