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Morality Plays For Both Teams

Political discussions undoubtedly touch on the idea of “moral values:” those nebulous norms and ideals by which we all live our lives, however depraved. While these “values” are often attributed to the right wing, a new study from the National Science Foundation claims that all voters, regardless of political affiliation, vote with their heart:

[Two] studies tested whether the effects of moral conviction on voting or intentions to vote were stronger for those on the political right or left.

“Even if their moral compasses are set in different directions, our results indicate that liberals and conservatives were equally likely to view their candidate choices and positions on issues of the day as moral convictions, and these moral convictions were associated with increased voting behavior and intentions to vote,” [lead author] Linda Skitka said.

“When people perceive an issue in a moral light, it is more likely to impact behavior than when attitudes are perceived as strong but nonmoral,” she said.

Are there really any amoral political issues?

On:           Jan 14, 2008
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    • Alexandra

      well YOUR team still depends on MY team for reproduction even with turkey basters and petri dishes right?…it still takes an equal and oppsoite for you to exist correct?

      Well maybe you’ll finally be ABLE CLOne

      Jan 15, 2008 at 12:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alexandra

      well maybe you’ll finally be able to CLONE and like ORWELL make HETEROSEXUAL love an ABOMINATION no worry about ever maturing past the anal and oral stage of sexual development again!

      Now you will never have to MATURE enough to fuck the opposite sex…now you can stay PURE in RETARDED SEXUALITY


      Yes with your agenda the GEorgous HOLY TRINITY

      Mommy, Daddy, BABY

      will be abolished replaced by government breeding programs

      so you will never have to worry about PURE STRAIGHTS making you feel inferior

      Now they will be sent to the camps like Jews and told they are wierd for being so heterosexual
      (yse I really feel this persecuted before you wonder)



      Jan 15, 2008 at 12:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Meeg

      “Acquirement” huh? Finally a word to rhyme with requirement — my flow’s gonna be unstoppable now.

      Jan 15, 2008 at 6:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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