1. In his book, The Future of an Illusion (1927), Freud said that when a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life. Consider this view.
2. Do you think right-wing attitudes are explained well by personality theory? Do you think religiosity is well explained by personality theory?
Take each of the two following attitudes: banning smoking in public places and supporting the fight against terrorism.
Can these attitudes be considered right wing? If so, under which theory of right-wing attitudes are these best considered? Are these attitudes best considered within the psychoticism or the openness personality dimensions?
Compare and contrast two of the three following perspectives on right-wing attitudes:
● Right-wing authoritarianism
● Social dominance theory