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Conservatives ARE more squeamish than liberals: Study finds right-wingers are more easily disgusted
Mail Online ^ | October 27, 2011 | None

Posted on 10/28/2011 9:42:05 AM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin

How easy do you find it to look at revolting images such as a man eating worms?

If the answer is 'difficult', it might offer an insight into your politics.

Scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln showed 50 volunteers a series of 38 disgusting images - including one of a man eating worms (the actual image is pictured, right).

Others included an incredibly emaciated body, a bloody wound and an open sore with maggots in it, as well as human excrement floating in a toilet.

The researchers then measured the electrical 'disgust' response in the skin of their 50 volunteers.

When people are disgusted, their reaction causes a measurable change in the electrical conductivity in their skin.

It's a 'disgust' response that cannot lie.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: culture; moralabsolutes; news

1 posted on 10/28/2011 9:42:06 AM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

Goes a long way toward explaining the environment at the OWS mob sites vs. TEA party rallies.


2 posted on 10/28/2011 9:45:09 AM PDT by SargeK
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

How easy do you find it to look at revolting images such as a man eating worms?

It's understandable that Liberals can look at such images more easily then conservatives.

After all, Liberals have built up their resistance by looking into the mirror every morning.

3 posted on 10/28/2011 9:47:02 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Overproduction, one of the top five worries of the American Farmer each and every year..)
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To: SargeK
human excrement floating in a toilet

That probably disgusted the OWS crowd. They're more accustomed to seeing it on front stoops and police cars.

4 posted on 10/28/2011 9:47:20 AM PDT by edpc (My silence IS an answer)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

It is logical.

Liberals write this kind of stuff, watch this kind of stuff, revel in this kind of stuff.

And eat this kind of stuff.

And we must remember that they are what they eat.


5 posted on 10/28/2011 9:48:15 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

Disgusted yet?

Disgusted yet?

6 posted on 10/28/2011 9:49:14 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

A sample size of 50 is absolutely irrelevant.

How many federal dollars were flushed down the toilet on this important piece of research?


7 posted on 10/28/2011 9:49:37 AM PDT by Zeddicus
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

Liberals are just deviant. I’m pretty sure tubgirl is not a conservative.


8 posted on 10/28/2011 9:50:50 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Zeddicus

...but yeah, sample size notwithstanding, the conclusion probably is accurate. If liberals aren’t squeamish at the thought of late-term abortion, nothing will bother them.

Plus, they are used to sleeping with hairy, smelly, ugly liberal women.


9 posted on 10/28/2011 9:51:45 AM PDT by Zeddicus
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To: SargeK

This looks like a good bet.

It would seem that nothing disgusts the left except cutting down on entitlements.


10 posted on 10/28/2011 9:52:12 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: SargeK

My guess is they are desensitized because they watch more violent/disgusting stuff. Libertarians tend to have a pretty high tolerance too.


11 posted on 10/28/2011 9:52:44 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: SargeK

Yeah, I would be disgusted stomping around and eating in a place covered in pee and poop.


12 posted on 10/28/2011 9:54:08 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Balding_Eagle

*SNORT*!!!


13 posted on 10/28/2011 9:56:54 AM PDT by gibsosa
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Our Heritage


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The Men Left Bloody Footprints In The Snow..............

14 posted on 10/28/2011 9:57:11 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: indylindy

Liberals want that to get an NEA grant and call it art.


15 posted on 10/28/2011 9:58:27 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

One of the few channels I get on TV has been showing horror movies for the last week. I have always sort of liked horror/sci-fi movies but every time I try to watch one of these, I get absolutely disgusted by the amount of gore.

What happened to the likes of “Dracula” with Bela Lugosi, or “Forbidden Planet” with the gorgeous Anne Francis?

I think all these modern ones are by the same author, Stephen King, tho he probably isn’t as much to blame as the makers. I would never let my kids watch such garbage and I think my Daughter is not letting my Grand kids watch it.


16 posted on 10/28/2011 9:59:03 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: Callahan

Stop it! I am becoming squeamish. LOL.

I like these loaded studies by liberals that always try to put conservatives in a negative light.

When it comes right down to it, what separates us from them is that liberals are “girly-men surrender monkeys” who can’t sustain civilization. Where ever Leftism is dominant, decay sets in. Their very freedom is only possible by our stalwart defense of the nation. They are selfish ingrates who are too weak to take care of themselves.


17 posted on 10/28/2011 10:00:26 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daugters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

This study doesn’t surprise me. Show a picture of an aborted baby... ask a conservative to describe it. They would use terms like “sad, baby, murder, loss of life etc”. Ask a liberal and they would say, “choice, product of conception, right”. Conservatives have more humanity, sympathy, and empathy towards many subjects...


18 posted on 10/28/2011 10:00:59 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: indylindy

: )


19 posted on 10/28/2011 10:02:11 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

Gee, leftists are drawn to things normal people consider repellent. Whoda thunk it?


20 posted on 10/28/2011 10:04:49 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

Liberals are Moral Relativists.
They really have no unwavering core beliefs.
So they don’t feel the same sense of guilt
when circumstances force them to backpedal or waiver.


21 posted on 10/28/2011 10:14:05 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I don’t mind being accused of being disgusted by the above mentioned images.

LOL


22 posted on 10/28/2011 10:16:18 AM PDT by dforest
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Did you see this?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2799183/posts

Listen and also look at this pig pen. ugh


23 posted on 10/28/2011 10:19:07 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Balding_Eagle
How easy do you find it to look at revolting images such as a man eating worms?

I'm not a liberal, but for the right price, I would eat the worms, not just look at it.

When I was younger, I once caught a huge cockroach and put it in a jar. I showed it to one of the guys in the dorm.

"How much would you take to eat it?" he asked?

"How much could you offer?," I answered.

Next thing I know, my bud has half the guys in the dorm down in the lounge and we're crowded around a table. I have the huge cockroach in the jar and a little Tabasco and soy sauce for flavoring.

The guys start putting their money on the table, starting with $1's and $5's and pocket change. I don't flinch. After a few minutes, the pile of cash includes $10's and $20's, totaling something over $300.

I open the jar, start pouring Tabasco and soy sauce on the insect, then pick up my fork. Just as I am about to skewer the thing, one guy cries "He's going to do it. He's really serious!"

One by one they chicken out and pull back their money. I get their respect, but I would have rather have had the $300+ dollars.

24 posted on 10/28/2011 10:24:01 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: 3Fingas

“girly-men surrender monkeys”

Been looking for a new name for my band. This will do in a pinch. Thanks! :)


25 posted on 10/28/2011 10:26:57 AM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

Conservatives can make up their minds what is right and what is wrong and do it fairly easy. We don’t need to have someone to a study of the problem.


26 posted on 10/28/2011 10:30:19 AM PDT by RC2
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

You should call your band:

“We are NOT girly-men surrender monkeys!” Just make the distinction.

This is a very high concept band name. I think you could make a whole show theme out of it.

Rock on!


27 posted on 10/28/2011 10:55:07 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daugters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Callahan

Thanks for for posting the pics of the human excrement floating in the bowl!


28 posted on 10/28/2011 11:01:59 AM PDT by jimmyo57
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To: 3Fingas

“We are NOT girly-men surrender monkeys!”

Good point. “We are not men, we are Devo” was already taken.


29 posted on 10/28/2011 12:44:04 PM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: indylindy

I saw it yesterday.... Brother!!


30 posted on 10/28/2011 8:52:06 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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