Left/Right 20 Questions

Yet another one of those online "How ___ Are You" quizzes!

This set of questions is from the book Predisposed: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences. It's a convincing book, arguing that the left/right split goes way back in history, covers a lot of topics, and is probably at least partially built into us at the genetic level.

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1Christine Lavin, John Alford, John Hibbing, Jeff Mondak, and Gene Weingarten. (©2009). Hardwired.

2 Dana R. Carney, John T. Jost, Samuel D. Gosling, and Jeff Potter. (2008). "The Secret Lives of Liberals and Conservatives: Personality Profiles, Interaction Styles, and the Things They Leave Behind." Political Psychology, 29(6), pp. 807-840.

3 Felicia Pratto, James Sidanius, Lisa M. Stallworth, and Bertram F. Malle. (1994). "Social Dominance Orientation: A Personality Variable Predicting Social and Political Attitudes." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 67(4), pp. 741-763.