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Default Liberals, Conservatives Exaggerate Their Differences, Scientists Say

December 16th, 2012, 14:32
"With media figureheads like Rush Limbaugh and Michael Moore representing the right and left, it's no wonder conservatives and liberals seem worlds apart. But the two sides of the political spectrum are closer together than they believe, a new study reveals.

Everyone, including political moderates, overestimates the gap between liberal and conservative morals, according to the new study published today (Dec. 12) in the journal PLOS ONE.

Surprisingly, it's not just the other party that people get wrong; they also tend to exaggerate the moral beliefs of their own political affiliation…"…hp_ref=science

I know that some of you guys don't consider HP as a worthy source but this article seems like a ballanced one and contains many links to other relevant publications.
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