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Men who are physically strong are more likely to have right wing political views
The Daily Mail ^ | May 16, 2013 | Emma Innes

Posted on 05/16/2013 6:48:50 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi

Men who are physically strong are more likely to take a right wing political stance, while weaker men are inclined to support the welfare state, according to a new study.

Researchers discovered political motivations may have evolutionary links to physical strength.

Men's upper-body strength predicts their political opinions on economic redistribution, according to the research.

The principal investigators - psychological scientists Michael Bang Petersen, of Aarhus University in Denmark, and Daniel Sznycer, of the University of California in the U.S., believe that the link may reflect psychological traits that evolved in response to our early ancestral environments and continue to influence behaviour today.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 05/16/2013 6:48:50 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Next the Leftists will try to outlaw gyms...


2 posted on 05/16/2013 6:50:13 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

How many millions of taxpayer dollars were flushed down the crapper to reach the same conclusion I came to on my own for free?


3 posted on 05/16/2013 6:50:30 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some people take there grammar way to seriously.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
This is a bunch of academic speak so let me sum it up...

REAL MEN ARE CONSERVATIVE

4 posted on 05/16/2013 6:50:34 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

What about Weiner?


5 posted on 05/16/2013 6:50:42 AM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Stands to reason that the more self-reliant you are, the more conservative you’d be,

and the more you depend on others for your provision and protection, the more collectivist you’d be.


6 posted on 05/16/2013 6:51:05 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

mamby feminism Odungo like limp wrist Wiener creatures step to the left


7 posted on 05/16/2013 6:51:30 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Dead Corpse
Maybe not outlaw them. But they do want common sense gym control laws.
8 posted on 05/16/2013 6:52:31 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Arnold didn’t get the memo.


9 posted on 05/16/2013 6:52:32 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

well- i am in the gym seven days a week....then again so are many of the leftist- but they play tennis....


10 posted on 05/16/2013 6:52:36 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Dead Corpse

LOL


11 posted on 05/16/2013 6:53:38 AM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

And most men and women who are mentally week have left wing views.

Heh!


12 posted on 05/16/2013 6:54:15 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

There are Moderates in the world and there are Right Wing Extremists.
There are Mainstream Thinkers and there are Right Wing Extremists.
There are people with a Right Wing political stance and there are people who support the Welfare State.

The “opinion makers” do not want to use the term “Left wing” because it is off-putting. And, of course, this is precisely why they enjoy using the term “Right wing” so much. It is intended to be a turn-off.


13 posted on 05/16/2013 6:54:16 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Socialism is feminine in nature. No big surprise here.

Why don’t they do a survey of the able bodied on the dole and in prison? I’d wager 98% have Leftist views.


14 posted on 05/16/2013 6:54:18 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: MrB
Stands to reason that the more self-reliant you are, the more conservative you’d be,

Yep! Strong men are generally self-reliant and know their personal limits. On the other hand, weak men see the government as their personal bouncer.

Having been a bouncer in college, we always knew the leftists from the conservatives. The conservative guys would ask us to call them a cab. The leftists would fight with us when we asked them if they needed a ride home and proceed to get pulled over for DUI when they left the parking lot.

15 posted on 05/16/2013 6:55:36 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Gadsden1st
Arnold didn’t get the memo.

You'll notice that Ahnold got weaker after he married that Kennedy bimbo.

16 posted on 05/16/2013 6:56:32 AM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Arnold Schwarzenegger isn’t conservative.


17 posted on 05/16/2013 6:57:01 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Actually, now when I think of the really liberal men that I know, most would not be able to fight their way out of a wet paper sack.


18 posted on 05/16/2013 7:01:20 AM PDT by MNDude (Sorry for typos. Probably written on a smartphone, and I have big clumsy fingers.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

19 posted on 05/16/2013 7:03:30 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: SampleMan

why is it that there are no hunky conservative men pics posted on this thread?

I thought it was some kind of mandatory FR rule?...at least it is for the guys ;)


20 posted on 05/16/2013 7:03:40 AM PDT by homegroan (Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option....)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

The weakness that drives a liberal is definitely located in the upper area of their person but above the upper body and neck. The weakness is in the mind. Weak minded people want everything handed to them.


21 posted on 05/16/2013 7:03:48 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell ( Obama is the problem-impeachment is the solution.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I think they have it completely backards. Conservative men work and move. liberals want someone else to move for them.


22 posted on 05/16/2013 7:04:33 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: Gadsden1st

I reckon there were too many years of backing down to maria’s screeching.


23 posted on 05/16/2013 7:04:47 AM PDT by Heart of Georgia
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Of course - because leftism is basically the equivalent of running to mommy, daddy or teacher because someone is doing something you don’t like or has something that you want.


24 posted on 05/16/2013 7:06:31 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Dennis Kucinich can’t bench the bar.


25 posted on 05/16/2013 7:06:33 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
This started when Congress decided that testosterone was a dangerous substance that needed to be controlled, like heroin.

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1991-06-27/lifestyle/9106260077_1_steroids-anabolic-bad-guys

26 posted on 05/16/2013 7:06:33 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I live on the very liberal Washington Coast and would agree with the premise judging from all the wimpy little men in floppy hats and berets who carry man purses or wear fanny packs. But I am still confused at the high percentage of tradesmen in unions who march lock step for socialism.


27 posted on 05/16/2013 7:06:45 AM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Liberalism is the result of Jr/Sr High School rejections, and the people still mentally stuck there.

Hence, Liberal males mock Sarah Palin (the attractive/popular girl who rejected their advances)...

... and Liberal females are bitterly jealous of her (the attractive/popular girl who got the guy they pined for).

28 posted on 05/16/2013 7:10:43 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I think it’s the other way around. I think that men with right wing views are physically strong because they are not afraid to get up in the morning and go to work. Lefties tend to just sit around and whine all day.


29 posted on 05/16/2013 7:11:30 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
There are exceptions to this, of course:


30 posted on 05/16/2013 7:12:38 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died, now Obama covers up the lies.)
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To: Baynative

“But I am still confused at the high percentage of tradesmen in unions who march lock step for socialism.”

I don’t think those tradesmen buy into the social aspects of the Liberal agenda — endless affirmative action, paying for prisoner’s sex changes, etc. They support the union and vote Democrat because it makes their wallet fatter.


31 posted on 05/16/2013 7:14:12 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Good point


32 posted on 05/16/2013 7:15:31 AM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: homegroan
why is it that there are no hunky conservative men pics posted on this thread?

That's your job. Real men do not post pictures of other men, just sayin.

How to guide:
1. Go to internet photo of choice, right click, select Properties, and copy the Internet link to the photo. 2. Open post on FR and type the following:
img src=xxxxxx
3. Replace the X's with the Internet address you copied.
4. Add html bracket "<" before "img" and ">" after the address.
5. Preview to make sure you did it right.

33 posted on 05/16/2013 7:15:42 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Breaking News!

New evidence reveals that wimpy men want to be taken care of like women. Finally, science finds the Fag gene!

34 posted on 05/16/2013 7:18:01 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Why do you think many women prefer gay men as friends or desire to feminize straight males? Liberal males are generally weak in every aspect including mentally and emotionally.


35 posted on 05/16/2013 7:19:33 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

To be physically strong requires hard work and discipline.

Liberals don’t have that.


36 posted on 05/16/2013 7:22:00 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Dole are sure losers. No more!)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
"......he link may reflect psychological traits that evolved in response to our early ancestral environments and continue to influence behaviour today."

Bull, the main difference between these "men" is that some played outdoors, played sports that demanded winning and losing, rough and tumble activities out-of-doors away from mommies and especially far away from TV, video games, computers, cell phones, etc.

The difference between men and their manliness probably also went along with having daddies who were also "real men" in their homes or at least spent lots of time with "real men" or had moms that didn't want little Johnny standing at her side every minute of the day, just to make certain that he didn't get hurt.

37 posted on 05/16/2013 7:25:18 AM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Gee who would have guessed?


38 posted on 05/16/2013 7:25:23 AM PDT by cymbeline
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To: Beagle8U

Cease this faggotry at once!


39 posted on 05/16/2013 7:26:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Michael.SF.

Steroid muscles don’t count.


40 posted on 05/16/2013 7:27:47 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: homegroan
"why is it that there are no hunky conservative men pics posted on this thread?"
41 posted on 05/16/2013 7:29:23 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: homegroan

42 posted on 05/16/2013 7:30:19 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Put another way, weenies tend overwhelmingly to be Leftists.


43 posted on 05/16/2013 7:43:27 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Dead Corpse

I get it. What they are implying is the same ole shit. Conservatives are evolutionary throwbacks. cavemen. at war with women. etc etc.

Defining the narrative that liberal good. conservative bad.


44 posted on 05/16/2013 7:43:28 AM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: Michael.SF.
This was back when Ahnold was a REAL Conservative:

This is what Arnold looks like now:


45 posted on 05/16/2013 7:46:38 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: Gasshog

Glen Beck’s “Overton Window” again. Equate the terms and use it to define a narrative until people believe it contrary to objective reality.

Lather, rinse, repeat.


47 posted on 05/16/2013 7:52:46 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: 17th Miss Regt
Maybe not outlaw them. But they do want common sense gym control laws.

After all, who really needs to bench press over 200 lbs?

48 posted on 05/16/2013 7:58:26 AM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: SampleMan
Socialism is feminine in nature. No big surprise here.

There is a reason it's called the "Nanny State".

And there is a reason the lazy, the weak willed, the shiftless and the morally bankrupt are drawn to it.


49 posted on 05/16/2013 7:59:48 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: homegroan

             

yea, he's green .. he's also hard as bronze .. so waddaya want, everything ? !

50 posted on 05/16/2013 8:00:29 AM PDT by tomkat (solve for x: Baraq = islamite .. islam = enemy ... Baraq = x)
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