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DIVIDED VIEWPOINTS IN AMERICAN POLITICAL CULTURE CONSERVATIVE RIGHTWING PROGRESSIVE LEFT WING) TRADITIONAL VALUES AND LIFESTYLES: RESPECT FOR ESTABLISHED SOCIAL CONVENTIONS: E.G. MARRIAGE ,FAMILY, PATRIOTISM, COMMUNITY. RURAL LIFESTYLES. LIBERAL VALUES AND LIFESTYLES:E.G. PERSONAL FREEDOM AND FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE. RESPECT. URBAN LIFESTYLES. RELIGIOUS FAITH: FUNDAMENTALISTS OBSERVANT TRUE BELIEVERS: E.G. PRO-LIFE (ANTI-ABORTION), TITHING, SCHOOL PRAYER. SECULAR OR NON-BELIEVERS: RELIGIOUS DOCTRINE SHOULD PLAY LITTLE ROLE IN PUBLIC LIFE. RELIGIOUS ACTIVITY (IF ANY) AS PRIMARILY A SOURCE OF SOCIAL COMMUNITY POPULISM:BELIEF IN THE VIRTUES OF ORDINARY PEOPLE AS AGAINST CULTURAL AUTHORITIES, ESTABLISHMENT POLITICIANS AND/OR POWERFUL PLUTOCRATS ELITISM: RESPECT FOR THOSE WHO ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE, POLITICS OR ECONOMIC ACTIVITY. ACCEPTANCE OF TECHNOLOGICALLY SOUND POLICIES. RACISM/ZENOPHOBIA, NATIVISM: CONTEMPT AND HATRED FOR ALL WHO DO

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