According to New Scientist, increasing evidence indicates that the sense of disgust is closely aligned with a person’s political orientation. People who land on the conservative end of the spectrum have a more easily aroused sense of disgust than their liberal counterparts.
A team of scientists at Virginia Tech led by researcher Read Montague found that people who are more likely to sit on the right side of the political spectrum have a higher sensitivity to disgusting pictures like bodily waste, gore or the remains of dead animals.….
The team’s findings also indicate that since the structure and function of these areas of the brain are almost entirely determined by genetics, political leanings may be something we mostly inherit from our parents, just as much as height and hair color.…
However, that doesn’t mean a person’s political outlook is determined at birth, he cautioned.
“Genetics predetermines height — but not fully,” he said. “Nutrition, sleep, and starvation can all change someone’s ultimate height. But tall people’s children tend to be tall, and that’s a kind of starting point.…"Raw Story
Sense of disgust is ’95 percent accurate’ predictor of whether you’re liberal or conservative