Cracked.com explains ‘why so many vehemently anti-gay politicians and religious leaders are creepy sexual deviants’

by CynthiaYockey on October 7, 2011

Because:

Experiments show power and hypocrisy are linked in the brain

[snip]

No matter how the researcher went about instilling the feelings of power, the results were the same: Within minutes, a feeling of power flips a switch in the brain that says, “The rules now do not apply to me. BRING ME A WHORE.”

And this next point goes a long way toward explaining the passivity and victim psychology of the Left:

But even stranger, the people induced to feel powerless went the opposite way — they actually were more self-critical than they’d normally be. Think about what that says about society: The people who are already powerless, as a result feel like they’re less worthy to be in power and thus stay powerless.

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  • Anonymous

      When a decent person wants to make a living he or she learns some kind of skill. When a scumbag wants to make a living he or she wants to gain some kind of power. This is why there are so many scumbags in politics.

  • It’s always fun to read cracked.com a.k.a. “the cool wikipedia”. It’s a really addicting website. In the meanwhile, I’m daring to recommend you this link: http://slate.me/nwo0JT. Definitively I can’t grasp yet what did slate.com (and neuroscientists) meant when it proclaimed that “free will” and “evil” do not exist? 

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