Scientists Find 'Liberal Gene'

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    I knew you Liberals were born fucked up!!! LOL!

    Study conducted by researchers at UCSD, Harvard
    Researchers have determined that genetics could matter when it comes to some adults' political leanings.

    According to scientists at UC San Diego and Harvard University, "ideology is affected not just by social factors, but also by a dopamine receptor gene called DRD4." That and how many friends you had during high school.

    Scientists Find 'Liberal Gene' | NBC San Diego
     
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    I hiccup every time it rains.

    Therefore, my hiccups cause the rain.
     
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    The right showing its problems understanding science yet again.
     
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    You beat me to it...

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    I tend to believe it, b/c I swear my head wants to pop when I try to figure out the jibberish that spews from some libs... so I will have a more tender heart towards them, b/c they just cant help it. :lol:
     
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    I could use some rain...please, hiccup.

    What fascinated me about this article is that apparently friendless people grow up to be conservatives. :lol:
     
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    yea I found the no friends connection interesting and it does make sense in terms of individualism versus collectivists
     
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    that article didn't break down the study at all. So its like a mutation then or what?
     
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    It's just a different genotype. To know which is closer to the "original" gene, detailed research would have to be done. However, it's pretty safe to say all our genes have mutated to some degree down through the eons.
     
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    Yeah good point.
     
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    Liberal genes. Discovered by Confederate Republican Scientists.

    The same ones that discovered "irreducible complexity", footprints of people walking with dinosaurs and have "evidence" that "astrology" IS science.
     

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