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A Review 1 A Review of God and the Government: Testing a Compensatory Control Mechanism for the Support of External Systems Robert D. McCain RES-600 Graduate Research Methods Dr. Peter Pingerelli October 24, 2009
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A Review 2 Within an examination of how religion is used to control members of a society, the article God and the Government: Testing a Compensatory Control Mechanism for the Support of External Systems was read and reviewed. The article was written by Aaron Kay, Danielle Gaucher, Jamie Napier, Mitchel Callan and Kristen Laurin, and obtained through EBSCOhost, the online database. The articles main focus was to “test and develop a theoretical model that can help explain why people so often endorse and defend external systems of control” (p. 29). The authors of God and the Government go through what seems to be great lengths in their attempt to prove that people need to be controlled, if said person lacks the belief that they are in control of their own lives. The articles also believed peopled will defend their controller
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