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Offline mystery-ak

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Men who are physically strong are more likely to have right wing political views

    Weaker men more likely to support welfare state and wealth redistribution
    Link may reflect psychological traits that evolved in our ancestors
    Strength was a proxy for ability to defend or acquire resources
    There is no link between women's physical strength and political views

By Emma Innes

PUBLISHED: 05:21 EST, 16 May 2013 | UPDATED: 05:21 EST, 16 May 2013

   

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.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2325414/Men-physically-strong-likely-right-wing-political-views.html#ixzz2TSyvF6hN


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I wonder if the actual dichotomy is really between those men who are emotionally and mentally strong and those, like Liberals and gays, who are not.

Just a thought.
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Offline DCPatriot

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I wonder if the actual dichotomy is really between those men who are emotionally and mentally strong and those, like Liberals and gays, who are not.

Just a thought.


Too broad a brush....to include 'gays', imho.

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