Gay Marriage Foes Assume Own Marriages Are Stable, Survey Suggests - third-person perception

  • metta

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    Apr 16, 2012 8:49 PM GMT
    Gay Marriage Foes Assume Own Marriages Are Stable, Survey Suggests


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/16/gay-marriage-opponents-study_n_1428366.html
  • calibro

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    Apr 17, 2012 5:18 AM GMT
    "The group most likely to see itself as impervious and others as vulnerable was composed of people with a personality trait called right-wing authoritarianism. People with this trait strongly value tradition and authority, and dislike people not in their own social group.

    Right-wing authoritarians' perceptions of themselves as strong and others as weak might help explain this group's strong opposition to gay marriage...."
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    Apr 17, 2012 1:07 PM GMT
    calibro said"The group most likely to see itself as impervious and others as vulnerable was composed of people with a personality trait called right-wing authoritarianism. People with this trait strongly value tradition and authority, and dislike people not in their own social group.

    Right-wing authoritarians' perceptions of themselves as strong and others as weak might help explain this group's strong opposition to gay marriage...."
    Gawd.. doesnt that sound as though it has afflicted several posters here?