Conservatism Thrives on Low Intelligence and Poor Information | | AlterNet

Conservatism Thrives on Low Intelligence and Poor Information | | AlterNet.

There is plenty of research showing that low general intelligence in childhood predicts greater prejudice towards people of different ethnicity or sexuality in adulthood. Open-mindedness, flexibility, trust in other people: all these require certain cognitive abilities. Understanding and accepting others – particularly “different” others – requires an enhanced capacity for abstract thinking. Govenor Jan Brewer is a TRUE conservative!

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