The authoritarian specter authoritarian our country

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The authoritarian specter …authoritarian Our country needs a powerful leader, in order to destroy the radical and immoral currents prevailing in society today. Our country needs free thinkers, who will have the courage to stand up against traditional ways, even if this upsets many people. The “old-fashioned ways” and “old-fashioned values” still show the best way to live. Our society would be better off if we showed tolerance and understanding for untraditional values and opinions. God’s laws about abortion, pornography and marriage must be strictly followed before it is too late, violations must be punished.
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Nothing can change my mind. Dogmatism: “Relatively unchangeable, unjustified certainty” Anyone who is honestly and truly seeking the truth will end up believing what I believe. There are so many things we have not discovered yet, nobody should be absolutely certain his beliefs are right. The things I believe in are so completely true, I could never doubt them. I have never discovered a system of beliefs that explains everything to my satisfaction. It is best to be open to all possibilities and ready to reevaluate all your beliefs. My opinions are right and will stand the test of time.
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Some O fast facts High O also correlates with beliefs in esoteric or dubious phenomena “The Believing Brain” – we are wired to detect patterns and ascribe meaning/agency to randomness. O might be measuring this individual difference dimension Depression and O – perhaps a discrepancy between attitudes and abilities? High O predicts the welcoming and valuing of life changes, but not actual life changes
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C onscientiousness Hard-working, self-disciplined, responsible, reliable, dutiful, well-organized, persevering vs. Disorganized, haphazard, undependable, lazy, slothful, negligent, indecisive, extravagant, impractical, little regard for standards/rules
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These are “to-do list” people Obviously, scoring high on measures of C would make you a desirable worker. C is the Big 5 factor that predicts success across different organizations, jobs, and situations. Rated more positively by supervisors (.20 to .30 correlations) They play by the rules and get things done. And they feel good about that.
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Unconscientious + cheerful = A fast pass to the grave Kidding. Sort of. The Human Termites: A longitudinal study of 856 males and 672 females that started in 1921 “Gifted” children Why conscientiousness? Makes for better social interactions & bonds Healthier lifestyles Lower risk-taking (following the rules)
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A greeableness Let your mind wander to connotations of “niceness” That is what the quintessential agreeable personality looks like.
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  • Spring '12
  • KenSwan
  • Personality Psychology, Big Five personality traits, neuroticism, Extraversion, Extraversion and introversion

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