There MAY be a genetic predisposition to SOME who are fanatical, that is to say extremely Republican adherents. In a recent study done by researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, certain genes associated with depression and other forms of mental illness were found that were capable of enlarging an area of the brain that fosters NEGATIVE emotions. An observation here: Clearly, there seems to be quite a significantly more negative ascription of Democrats by SOME Republicans in their perception of Democratic programs, interests and motivations than is true of how Democrats regard Republicans. Naturally, this won't explain the impulses of all Republicans, but we might find that it assists with understanding some of the more ardent ones. Some psychiatric help might be sometimes warranted.
I was born when I was yet quite young, and was second-born in a litter of two. My twin sister and I are not now, nor have we ever been, identical as evidenced by our differing balding patterns: she has very little facial hair. If you look us (more...
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