9/11 YOU'RE GOING TO DIE!!! 9/11 Terror! 9/11
August 27, 2007 1:46 AM Subscribe
They then asked the judges to set bail in the hypothetical case of a prostitute whom the prosecutor claimed was a flight risk. The judges who did the mortality exercises set an average bail of $455. The control group that did not do the exercises set it at an average of $50.... (You're going to DIE!!!) ....
In 2002, the psychologists... showed that mortality reminders dramatically enhanced the appeal of a hypothetical candidate who told voters, "You are not just an ordinary citizen: You are part of a special state and a special nation."... (You're going to DIE!!! (previously, previously)) ....
The control group... predictably favored Kerry by four to one. But the students who did the mortality exercises favored Bush by more than two to one.
This post was deleted for the following reason: while I appreciate that you posted earlier in the day this post is still a bunch of OMG blockquotes even though linking to fairly decent articles but you really have to consider both the style and the substance around here. -- jessamyn
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