Study: Weaker Men more likely to be socialists

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  1. DungeonDweller

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  3. prime

    prime TID Board Of Directors

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    Interesting.
     
  4. Mike_RN

    Mike_RN Senior Moderators Staff Member

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    I'll just leave this here...


    Conservatives Big on Fear, Brain Study Finds


    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-human-beast/201104/conservatives-big-fear-brain-study-finds

    Peering inside the brain with MRI scans, researchers at University College London found that self-described conservative students had a larger amygdala (link is external) than liberals. The amygdala is an almond-shaped structure deep in the brain that is active during states of fear and anxiety. Liberals had more gray matter at least in the anterior cingulate cortex, a region of the brain that helps people cope with complexity.
     
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    Maybe testosterone increases the amygdala to prepare for battle.
     
  6. Mike_RN

    Mike_RN Senior Moderators Staff Member

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    I was thinking more fear instinct vs. understanding actual threat (amygdala vs grey matter)
     
  7. prime

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    Perhaps it's not fear but threat analysis. Having no fear might be a disadvantage.
     
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  8. HGH

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    i think ACTUAL full-fledged socialists are often weak people in general. people who are somehow comfortable being taken care of and have no inherent need to solve problems themselves.

    but i also think most women fall into this category, regardless of political affiliation.
     
  9. gunslinger

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    Didn't read the article but the thread title sounds right. A bunch of fuckin beta males trying to use majority rules to exert some kind of power over people they can't control.
     
  10. PillarofBalance

    PillarofBalance Strength Pimp Staff Member

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    That was the dumbest article I have ever read in my life.
     
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  11. BrotherIron

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    You read it, HAHAHAHAHAHA!
     
  12. rawdeal

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    If I can get a few more wimmens to fall into my whatever, I will be eternally, and internally, grateful, regardless of their politics.
     

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