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Saturday, June 06, 2009

Are Conservatives More Easily Disgusted Than Liberals?

According to some recent studies:

Liberals and conservatives are often disgusted with one another. No surprise there

But conservatives are literally the more easily disgusted of the two when it comes to such squeamish things as maggots, questionable toilet seats and the prospect of eating monkey meat. Such sensitivity, it seems, plays a role in their ideology and moral values.

I suspect they would have found the opposite if they had asked about touching depleted uranium or food grown with DDT.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Vadar said...

Or changing diapers.

1:20 PM  

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