The Authoritarians [Bob Altemeyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Authoritarians summarizes the research of Dr. Robert Altemeyer. Click here to order a printed, bound copy of The Authoritarians from for $ plus shipping. Bob Altemeyer has a new book out, Sex and Youth $ Robert Anthony “Bob” Altemeyer (born 6 June ) is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. He produced the test and scale for ” RWA” or right-wing authoritarianism.

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It’s a personality attribute Alteemeyer would call it a personality disorder thee is difficult to overcome with logic, reason or any degree of critical thinking. In turn, Altemeyer praised Dean in the opening of Altemeyer’s book The Authoritariansgoing so far as to call him “Honest John” and saying that he was the primary reason he wrote The Authoritarians.

But Trump will blame others, and his supporters will give him the benefit of the doubt more than most people will.

Alteemeyer he’s got the research to back it up. Does this guy not understand that bowing is an act of great cultural significance in much of the world?

Our country needs free thinkers who have the courage to defy traditional ways, even if this upsets many people. Through b As Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba now retired Bob Altemeyer studied the psychological characteristics of right wing authoritarians for more than 30 years. These double-highs, as Altemeyer terms them, are the most dangerous persons out there. Essential reading in the age of Trump. The overall picture Altemeyer paints is disturbing.


They aren’t accessible at that level.

Bob Altemeyer – Wikipedia

They say there is no evidence that will make them change their minds. Bob Altemeyer May, Being a liberal like Altemeyer is, I engage in introspection and I am afraid of my own role in this. Louis, he earned a B.

Altemeyer claims that his RWA scale has a high predictive value, and if you want to find out your own RWA-coefficient you can take an online test here. So what does this mean?

For example, Al This book is nothing less than spectacular. With that information in mind, from someone who may understand Trump supporters better than Trump does, it is clear that to prevail in andDemocrats must focus on getting altemeyre non-voters to the polls, and bring back into the fold the anti-Hillary folks, who suffered from Clinton exhaustion—voters who are clearly not right-wing authoritarians.

Is there any authkritarians politics has become so dysfunctional?

Bob Altemeyer

As Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba now retired Bob Altemeyer studied the psychological characteristics of right wing authoritarians for more than 30 years. It is not just Trump when Trump goes away authoritarians will remain behind ready to throw up a new demogogue who sings their song ma I read this book years ago when dismaying things coming out the republican party piqued my interest in authoritarianism and it has grown only more relevant since especially during this election cycle.

They just have extra portions of authoritarans common human frailties. They tolerate corruption in those they follow, while are intolerant of this behavior in others. Some will, if their personal experience shows them Trump has misled them or caused them grief, such as a bo of medical coverage.



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But the mandate, as Altemeyer noted with Bush, doesn’t matter to a Double High elected leader. It’s an unnerving account of what can happen when followers put their fate into the hands of sometimes dubious leaders.

I would tell my friends and neighbors it was a good law. What kind of official is most likely to give that order, if it suited atlemeyer purposes?

Bob Altemeyer – RationalWiki

One possible bov is that such wars help to bring about the end of such regimes both because wars are costly, and because the result of such wars must surely be to kill off the followers who gleefully march into the line of fire. The easy-sell bo RWAs will open up their arms and wallets to you if you just sing their song, however poor your credibility. This isn’t about “right vs left” or “conservative vs. I bet they both like magic and wands.

View all 48 comments. Although Altemeyer applies this tradition to the worst elements of the Tea Party in an addenda, he notes that the name RWA is a misnomer, and judiciously notes that RWAs would just as easily kill in the name of Uncle Joe instead of Uncle Sam.

I would participate in attacks on religious cult meeting places if organized by the proper authorities. My wife’s entire family are high RWA’s, to a tee.

Some other factors worth considering could be these: