Why Is the Conservative Brain More Fearful? The Alternate Reality Right-Wingers Inhabit Is Terrifying

Walk a mile in your ideological counterparts' shoes...if you dare.

Consider for a moment just how terrifying it must be to live life as a true believer on the right. Reality is scary enough, but the alternative reality inhabited by people who watch Glenn Beck, listen to Rush Limbaugh, or think Michele Bachmann isn't a joke must be nothing less than horrifying.

Research suggests that conservatives are, on average, more susceptible to fear than those who identify themselves as liberals. Full Story »

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by Dwight Rousu - May. 2, 2012

A good insightful read, that might even be considered sensitive.

The other half of the equation is a conservative media establishment that feeds members of the movement an almost endless stream of truly terrifying scenarios. More »

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