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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I just read “Comment on the Tea Party Movement” written April 20, and available on the same site. Therefore, sharks are fish. Jul 24, Lithodid-man rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Indeed, his son is in the business in Canada, and a member of the Authortiarians Legislature.

Suppose the federal government, some time in the future, passed a law outlawing various religious cults.

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Jun 11, Whitaker rated it really liked it Recommended to Whitaker by: How hilarious is this. I also had problems with the use of the phrase “right-wing authoritarian. In particular, he identifies the perfect storm which can result when authoritarian leaders and authoritarian followers join forces.

Authoritarians tend to exhibit the following personality traits: Does that remind you of anyone in particular? We all need to understand these people better. Instead they put it in a box and isolate it from the rest of their thinking, which proceeds as if the truth never existed.


That book relied heavily on Robert Altemeyer’s studies involving authoritarian personalities. Postscript on the Election PDF. The only thing we can do is vote them out.

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I think it can happen almost by osmosis – by a general loosening up of the constraints on intolerance that leak out from, in this case, Parliament Hill. This book is nothing less than spectacular.

It’s power and domination at all costs. Humor me, gentle reader. They are more fearful and tend to feel more endangered in a potentially threatening situation than most people do, often responding aggressively. Resistance is NOT futile. Apr 20, Leftymathprof added it Shelves: Feminists usually come in second in authoritariians studies, but way behind the religious fundamentalists, and one finds far, far fewer of them.

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I am flabbergasted that there is not more outrage about this from voters of ALL sides of the political spectrum in the Auuthoritarians. It’s a personality attribute I would call it a personality disorder that is difficult to overcome with logic, reason or any degree of critical thinking.


They just have extra portions of quite common human frailties. I liked his methodology here.

It takes a few minutes to complete. Altemeyer claims that his RWA scale has a high predictive value, and if you want to find out your athoritarians RWA-coefficient you can take an online test here.

Bob Altemeyer saw Donald Trump coming. Nobody would approve of that, right?

The Authoritarians

Authoritarians generally and Trump voters specifically, we found, were highly likely to support five policies: Bob Altemeyer’s – The Authoritarians. These are the folks who go after power, say things like “life is a jungle, eat or be eaten”, etc.

Being a liberal like Altemeyer is, I engage in introspection and I am afraid of my own role in this. They particularly had trouble figuring out that an inference or deduction was wrong. Altemeyer started investi Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith, I consider a capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile.