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The “Family Values’ Caucus Circus 0

At Psychology Today Blogs, Nigel Barber muses as to why “family values conservatives” such as “Judge” Roy Moore, Mall Warrior, so often get caught out violating the values that the profess to value. Here’s a bit:

There is something Dickensian about the psyche of religious conservatives. They present themselves as an example to the public about how to behave and pontificate about the moral decline of modern life. In private life, many are the opposite. They act out the evil that they project onto others. This phenomenon has generated a great deal of scandal in political life.

He goes on to talk about the “white bear effect.” Give it a read.


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