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originally posted by: CynConcepts
I agree with the majority of your broad analysis, though perhaps too broad of a stroke. I must admit that the uncaring aspect would be the broadest stroke.
Saying they are uncaring, will not help them. Acknowledging that they care too much may be more helpful in trying to help them recognize and find a balanced solution.
Breaking News: The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals just reversed a lower court decision & gave us the go ahead to build one of the largest sections of the desperately needed Southern Border Wall, Four Billion Dollars. Entire Wall is under construction or getting ready to start!
Most far lefties I know are busy traveling the world, doing yoga, drum circles, sexing, etc.
originally posted by: rickymouse
originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: rickymouse
Joe Biden isn't a liberal, yet he always wants to physically hurt, or challenge, or insult people.
Except teenage girls, he likes to smell their hair.
originally posted by: Maverick1
Fear is what always drives leftists.
Pandering, accommodating, submitting. Fear flavored with a little self loathing and guilt.
It is all fear based.
Political conservatism is associated with an increased negativity bias, including increased attention and reactivity toward negative and threatening stimuli.
It has been argued that an enhanced negativity bias—the tendency to give greater attention and react more strongly toward negative vs positive stimuli (Norris et al., 2010)—predisposes individuals to gravitate toward conservative ideology, because conservatism prioritizes stability and the minimization of tangible threats, while liberal ideology prioritizes social change and egalitarianism (Jost et al., 2009; Hibbing et al., 2014). This line of reasoning is based on research demonstrating an increased bias toward negative and threatening stimuli among those who endorse conservative views (Jost et al., 2003; Hibbing et al., 2014; Lilienfeld and Latzman, 2014). Conservatism is associated with a greater attentional bias toward negative words, images and angry faces (Carraro et al., 2011; Dodd et al., 2012; McLean et al., 2014), increased interpretation of ambiguous facial expressions as threatening (Vigil, 2010) and increased physiological reactivity to negative stimuli (Oxley et al., 2008; Smith et al., 2011; Dodd et al., 2012). Moreover, the link between conservative views and sensitivity to threat has been confirmed in multiple meta-analyses (Jost et al., 2003, 2017; Burke et al., 2013).
Peer-reviewed research shows that conservatives are generally more sensitive to threat. While this threat-bias can distort reality, fuel irrational fears, and make one more vulnerable to fear-mongering politicians, it could also promote hypervigilance, perhaps making one better prepared to handle an immediate threat.
The American Journal of Political Science published a correction this year saying that the 2012 paper has “an error” — and that liberal political beliefs, not conservative ones, are actually linked to psychoticism.
“The interpretation of the coding of the political attitude items in the descriptive and preliminary analyses portion of the manuscript was exactly reversed,” the journal said in the startling correction.
“The descriptive analyses report that those higher in Eysenck’s psychoticism are more conservative, but they are actually more liberal; and where the original manuscript reports those higher in neuroticism and social desirability are more liberal, they are, in fact, more conservative.”
In the paper, psychoticism is associated with traits such as tough-mindedness, risk-taking, sensation-seeking, impulsivity and authoritarianism.
originally posted by: shooterbrody
a reply to: Liquesence
so then where was the march by "conservatives" when the house approved articles of impeachment?
you know like the pink hat march after trump beat hillarys voluminous ass?
you know if they are "more sensitive to threat" as you posted......
only a rising stock market....