Schwoomppwy get in here this article's about you

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  1. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    and the palmetto state ..

    http://news.yahoo.com/low-iq-conservative-beliefs-linked-prejudice-180403506.html


    [h=1]Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice[/h]There's no gentle way to put it: People who give in to racism and prejudice may simply be dumb, according to a new study that is bound to stir public controversy.
    The research finds that children with low intelligence are more likely to hold prejudiced attitudes as adults. These findings point to a vicious cycle, according to lead researcher Gordon Hodson, a psychologist at Brock University in Ontario. Low-intelligence adults tend to gravitate toward socially conservative ideologies, the study found. Those ideologies, in turn, stress hierarchy and resistance to change, attitudes that can contribute to prejudice, Hodson wrote in an email to LiveScience.
    "Prejudice is extremely complex and multifaceted, making it critical that any factors contributing to bias are uncovered and understood," he said.
    Controversy ahead
    The findings combine three hot-button topics.
    "They've pulled off the trifecta of controversial topics," said Brian Nosek, a social and cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia who was not involved in the study. "When one selects intelligence, political ideology and racism and looks at any of the relationships between those three variables, it's bound to upset somebody."
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  2. GHP

    GHP New Member Banned User

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    This does not bode well for US blacks

    :bullypop:
     
  3. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP Gold

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  4. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    two words: Tea Party :crazybye:
     
  5. Butcher

    Butcher ?

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    They debunked that story yesterday :jj:
     
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    except that he's not really a conservative. he's more of a parrot
     
  7. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    .. or the self-hating ones in the caribbean :hat:
     
  8. banksy

    banksy Kick butt buzz-cut dickhead VIP

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    Niggersayswhat? Niggersayswhat?
     
  9. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    :lol:I didn't even read it. :bully:
     
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    Gas Face Well-Known Member

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    Schmoopy check your reps..... :jj: :woohoo:
     
  11. MatthewT

    MatthewT Awaiting The Rapture VIP

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    This is news? Of course stupid people use easy things to discriminate against other people; what could be easier to see than skin color?

    We intelligensia use much more sophisticated means to discriminate against other people. Religion.
     
  12. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    how can it stir controversy. we just won't read it to them.
     
  14. k4D3t

    k4D3t Reverse Apache Master VIP

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    it makes a little sense in that:

    when stupid lower class people interact with people of other races, those people are probably also stupid and lower class, and they draw a conclusion from that

    when intelligent and successful people interact with other races, those people are probably also intelligent and successful, so they draw a much more accepting conclusion
     
  15. Butcher

    Butcher ?

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    whut
     
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    Cálmate culero soy yo :hw:
     
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    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Enjoy the negative I gave you schmoopy. :hhh:
     
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    If the vacuum cleaner hose fits on the micropenis...