Why Conservatives Are Happier Than Liberals

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    Individuals with conservative ideologies are happier than liberal-leaners, and new research pinpoints the reason: Conservatives rationalize social and economic inequalities.

    Regardless of marital status, income or church attendance, right-wing individuals reported greater life satisfaction and well-being than left-wingers, the new study found.

    Conservatives also scored highest on measures of rationalization, which gauge a person's tendency to justify, or explain away, inequalities.


    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,354424,00.html
     
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    Well, you know what they say about ignorance being bliss. :rofl: :cool:
     
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    Spoken like a true frustrated liberal. I hear getting laid could do wonders.
     
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    There y'all go projecting again. :cool:
     
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    I suspect religion has something to do with it as well.

    As for sex, you really think liberals have less sex than conservatives? Really?
     
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    Oh... I think they have just as much sex. They just feel guiltier about it.
     
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    Well one cant have it both ways...First you libs say that its the conservatives who are all the sexual monsters. That would tend to indicate that they are getting a WHOLE lotta sex. Then you call conservatives prudes....


    So which is it?


    And didnt you read the part of how scientists said that religion DIDNT play a part in their study.
     
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    Hardly...I have proof about my lack of frustration...You can ask him yourself. However your posts have proven my theory for all to read.
     
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    Wow...you mean some liberals believe different things as each other? Whoah...what a relevation!

    Try not to confuse what I think, with whatever generic beliefs you think liberals believe.

    No, I didn't...maybe because it doesn't mention religion at all? And even if it didn't play a part in their study, I don't see how that changes my statement at all.
     
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    Interesting. Dread includes this quote, "Conservatives rationalize social and economic inequalities."

    In plain English, conservatives respond to problems by burying their heads in the sand. As jillian put it, "ignorance [is] bliss".

    I'm not sure why Dread objected to her accurate simplification of something that he himself quoted.
     

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