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Originally posted by pikypiky
I wonder if the results from this ATS Survey could be submitted as a reliable source/sample for helping to solve the U.S. Debt crisis. I see the first and last frames appear valid questions while the ones in between are skewed to show divisiveness among "political parties".
Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society. The scientists, who are members of the Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center (SCNARC) at Rensselaer, used computational and analytical methods to discover the tipping point where a minority belief becomes the majority opinion. The finding has implications for the study and influence of societal interactions ranging from the spread of innovations to the movement of political ideals.
"When the number of committed opinion holders is below 10 percent, there is no visible progress in the spread of ideas. It would literally take the amount of time comparable to the age of the universe for this size group to reach the majority," said SCNARC Director Boleslaw Szymanski, the Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor at Rensselaer. "Once that number grows above 10 percent, the idea spreads like flame."
Originally posted by neo96
of the parties involved in this issue, which do you believe are the most corrupt?
and 60% think they are? even tho they control 1/3 of the government?
and then the teaparty is more corrupt than the democrats?
and the conservative media is the most corrupt?
i just lost faith in atsedit on 2-8-2011 by neo96 because: (no reason given)
I'd like someone to explain how this happened.. AGAIN?! When I was a kid, I remember being told how the USA was so in debt, that it would take a hundred years just to pay the interest on the money they owed. However, when Clinton was President, did he not, in what was considered his greatest contribution as President, pay this debt off?
Originally posted by newcovenant
Originally posted by kro32
Wow that is certainly a way to post poll results. Impressive.
Turned out pretty much the way I voted and the way I thought it was going too.
And I. Proud of the high column mark for "virtuous" Democrats. Notice the other two are scraping bottom as low as they can go. It isn't much, but it's a start and I'll take it.
In what way are the Democrats virtuous?
I'm almost embarrassed for ATS as a whole that nearly 1 in 5 members view the Democrats as virtuous.
Originally posted by muzzleflash
I am actually amazed that there are a significant amount of people here to think Democrats are not corrupt, and that the Liberal-media outlets are not bias.
That is hilarious. And extremely depressing all at the same time.
Please folks stop being brainwashed by one of the sides of the coin.
There is no difference between Democrats and Republicans. None.