The Mind of a Republican (why they are evil)

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    According to an AFP article, "The brain neurons of liberals and conservatives fire differently when confronted with tough choices, suggesting that some political divides may be hard-wired, according a study released Sunday." I am inclined to believe this is true as it supports my belief that conservatives are inherently evil. If the difference between conservatives and liberals is a result of how we are hard-wired we may be able to treat conservatives and even cure them. Finding this cure may take time but doing so will make the world a much better place.

    The article describes the test as follows: "Using electroencephalographs, which measure neuronal impulses, the researchers examined activity in a part of the brain -- the anterior cingulate cortex -- that is strongly linked with the self-regulatory process of conflict monitoring. The match-up was unmistakable: respondents who had described themselves as liberals showed "significantly greater conflict-related neural activity" when the hypothetical situation called for an unscheduled break in routine. Conservatives, however, were less flexible, refusing to deviate from old habits "despite signals that this ... should be changed." This kind of research can help us deal with conservatism and allow us to go to the heart of what Jefferson said when he described the two types of people (i.e., the evil type who doesn't trust the people and the good type that believes in democracy and representative government). These kinds of studies should continue since they have much potential in helping us in finding a cure for conservatism. This type of study may also help us to understand why the Mark Foley's and Larry Craig's of the world are attracted to conservatism.
     
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    The amusing thing about your post is you thinks completely backwards.

    Its the conservatives who trust the people. The the liberals who want to take the votes away from the people and put them in the hands of judges.
     
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    Of course what begs to be ask is WHY th Conservative thought pattern would be the one that is "inherently" evil. If this supposed condition is treatable, then that would mean we could treat the Liberals as well, why we could wipe out left and right with one fell swoop. The moderates would win every time.
     
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    Another take would be since we now have "medical" evidence that Liberals are mentally deficient, we can bar them from ever being elected to begin with.
     
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    The problem with that is that liberals believe in freedom, liberty, democracy and self-government and trust the people while conservatives do not. There is no reason to cure them or their willingness to use critical thinking but there is a reason to cure conservatives. You deceive yourself if you buy into the left-right-moderate crap fed to you by the one-party system that operates in this country. They want you to believe that there is a left and a right and they even label them as such because it makes it easier to control people's beliefs including the beliefs of so-called moderates who fall right in the middle of this one party system. Yet, the real problem isn't between the right, the left or moderates but between conservatives whether they are Democrats, Republicans or other. It is them who we must deal and those who you claim to be moderates (yet who adhere to the ideology of this party) are in reality the exact opposite.

    Like I have already said, anyone who supports the Constitution has no claim to being a moderate. In fact, they oppose the very principle of liberalism and can be classed as a conservative. There are people who support the Bill of Rights while holding a strong distaste for the Constitution itself and they are the ones who would have refused to sign it or to ratify it in 1789 because they would have seen it for what it is. On a sub-conscious level liberals know what the Constitution represents whether they are Republican, Democrats or whatever party they choose to affiliate with. Liberals of 1789 were strong opponents of the Constitution because they understood what it represents. Today, one party has taken control of the government and we do not even realize it. It's the party of the Nationalists or the conservatives.
     
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    What a stupid thread.
     
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    :clap2:
     
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    Probably the only thing you have ever posted that I agree with. repped accordingly.
     
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    and yet you Edward (a liberal) are the closest thing to evil there is on this board. No one else routinely calls people asshole, retarded, etc or people's wives whores or their children bastards. Guess you're just wired wrong, huh?

    Further there is absolutely zero doubt that it is the left that trusts people less. They are constantly trying to pass legislation that is 'for our own good'. Essentially legislating the decisions people can legally makes rather than trust people to make the right ones. See John Edwards healthcare proposal that would require people to see the doctor once a year as an excellent example.
     
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    no shit.


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