Page 1 of 10 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 91

Thread: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

  1. #1
    Jedi Master
    Captain America's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Wisconsin
    Last Seen
    Today @ 01:36 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Centrist
    Posts
    18,672

    How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    Indeed, watching the brain's reaction to a single disgusting image was sufficient to guess each subject's political orientation. Montague said in the press release, "I haven't seen such clean predictive results in any other functional imaging experiments in our lab or others." <snip>

    How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs - CBS News



    It's GREAT to be me. --- "45% liberal/55% conservative"
    Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggy" until you can find a gun.

  2. #2
    Sage
    lizzie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    between two worlds
    Last Seen
    @
    Gender
    Lean
    Libertarian
    Posts
    28,581

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    Hmmm, according to the linked article, conservatives are more reactive to disgusting images. I'm not sure that's necessarily a bad thing.
    "God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my path violently and recklessly, all things which alter my plans and intentions, and change the course of my life, for better or for worse."
    -C G Jung

  3. #3
    Angry Former GOP Voter
    Fiddytree's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Last Seen
    Today @ 09:10 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Centrist
    Posts
    25,703

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    I thought "that's one ugly motherfu..." Conservative? Perhaps.

    Yet, not to completely stereotype women, but if it is true most women hate spiders and ugly things like this fella, does that make them conservative? Not easily, if we are lead to believe that they are more likely (depending on age, race, economic and relationship status) to be liberal.
    Michael J Petrilli-"Is School Choice Enough?"-A response to the recent timidity of American conservatives toward education reform. https://nationalaffairs.com/publicat...-choice-enough

  4. #4
    Sage
    Lutherf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Tucson, AZ
    Last Seen
    Today @ 08:37 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    24,697

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    How you react to this picture reveals your political bias too!

    Helen-Thomas.jpg

  5. #5
    Sage
    Lutherf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Tucson, AZ
    Last Seen
    Today @ 08:37 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    24,697

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Hmmm, according to the linked article, conservatives are more reactive to disgusting images. I'm not sure that's necessarily a bad thing.
    Sooo.....Conservatives avoid the poo while liberals wallow around in it? I think I'm picking up what you're laying down!

  6. #6
    Sage
    lizzie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    between two worlds
    Last Seen
    @
    Gender
    Lean
    Libertarian
    Posts
    28,581

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    Sooo.....Conservatives avoid the poo while liberals wallow around in it? I think I'm picking up what you're laying down!
    Well, that wasn't exactly what my train of thought was, but I can see how one might take it that way.

    What I was saying was that seems quite appropriate to me, to be repelled by disgusting images. I can't think of any reason I would want to NOT be disturbed by them.
    "God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my path violently and recklessly, all things which alter my plans and intentions, and change the course of my life, for better or for worse."
    -C G Jung

  7. #7
    Sage
    Lutherf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Tucson, AZ
    Last Seen
    Today @ 08:37 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    24,697

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Well, that wasn't exactly what my train of thought was, but I can see how one might take it that way.

    What I was saying was that seems quite appropriate to me, to be repelled by disgusting images. I can't think of any reason I would want to NOT be disturbed by them.
    I just get a kick out of all these studies that try to prove some physiological difference between liberals and conservatives. It's kind of silly but at some level it's also disturbing. I mean if you're searching for a "scientific" difference then what do you do when you find it?

  8. #8
    Sage
    lizzie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    between two worlds
    Last Seen
    @
    Gender
    Lean
    Libertarian
    Posts
    28,581

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    I just get a kick out of all these studies that try to prove some physiological difference between liberals and conservatives. It's kind of silly but at some level it's also disturbing. I mean if you're searching for a "scientific" difference then what do you do when you find it?
    You don't do anything. You just feel smug, and think that you can explain it. Nevermind that you can't do a freaking thing about it, nor use it to manipulate the "other" side into joining you. It's mostly just an ego thing.
    "God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my path violently and recklessly, all things which alter my plans and intentions, and change the course of my life, for better or for worse."
    -C G Jung

  9. #9
    Global Moderator
    Moderator
    Helix's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Last Seen
    Today @ 09:11 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    37,116

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    my reaction : cool looking bug photo.

  10. #10
    Banned
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Behind the Orange Curtain
    Last Seen
    01-30-15 @ 01:29 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Very Conservative
    Posts
    15,633

    Re: How you react to this photo reveals your political beliefs

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    How you react to this picture reveals your political bias too!

    Helen-Thomas.jpg
    First reaction, squash the thing.

Page 1 of 10 123 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •