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goldennugget
Arizona State Fan
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Member since Jul 2013
9111 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making

Liberals are all about NOT taking responsibility. Always someone else's fault.

"Mr. Smith is unemployed and can't find a job because he didn't graduate high school. REPUBLICANS FAULT FOR NOT INVESTING ENOUGH TAXPAYER MONEY INTO EDUCATION"

"Jamal shouldn't be sent to jail for 10 years for armed robbery. It is the racist justice system in this country, also who can blame him, the racist businesses in this country don't want to hire blacks so he has to resort to crime to get by"

"Man I defaulted on my mortgage because I did not manage my money correctly. THOSE EVIL BANKS ARE TO BLAME!"



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Homesick Tiger
LSU Fan
Greenbrier, AR
Member since Nov 2006
16708 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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Cognitive Function


Is this like figuring out how to put a square peg in a round hole? I've known a lot of farmers in my life and believe me, they ain't worried about this kind of shite during planting and growing seasons. They have to worry about everything else from the time they get up until they go to bed that will have a bearing on if they make or lose money after the harvest but putting a peg in a hole ain't one of them.

Double dumdass report.


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Mo Jeaux
LSU Fan
NYC
Member since Aug 2008
16924 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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being SpidermanTUba causes bad decision making


FIFY.


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Jbird
Iowa Fan
In Odramaville with EthanL
Member since Oct 2012
20412 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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(sorry if Germans)

(sorry is shitty troll)
FIFY


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blueboy
LSU Fan
between here and there
Member since Apr 2006
20717 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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He strives on this.
I think you meant "thrives."


Homesick Tiger
LSU Fan
Greenbrier, AR
Member since Nov 2006
16708 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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I think you meant "thrives."


You get an A. I'm old.


Jbird
Iowa Fan
In Odramaville with EthanL
Member since Oct 2012
20412 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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I think you meant "thrives."




You get an A. I'm old
Hmm Maybe Harry Reid is right?








I keed I keed.


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bendellee
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2006
2119 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
How about renaming the study:

Financial Worry Affects Concentration: a study in the obvious and asinine.


Zach
LSU Fan
Member since May 2005
70741 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
There is nothing in your link that takes IQ into account as an independent variable. Poor people make bad decisions because they are stupid. Bad decisions causes them to be poor.

Stupid people will always be more poor in a free society than smart people.


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ScoopAndScore
baton rouge
Member since Oct 2008
7948 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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being poor causes bad decision making

Or just maybe...bad decision making causes being poor


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BigJim
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2010
4231 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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How about renaming the study:

Financial Worry Affects Concentration: a study in the obvious and asinine




ItNeverRains
LSU Fan
Franklin, TN
Member since Oct 2007
7695 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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Being poor causes bad decision making


Obama got re elected, we know.

What benefit does the right have to keep people poor?

What benefit does the left have to keep people poor?

Class dismissed.


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GoCrazyAuburn
Auburn Fan
Staring up at Vulcan's ass
Member since Feb 2010
17754 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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Financial Worry Affects Concentration: a study in the obvious and asinine


pretty much.

Financial stress causes one to make decisions for the short term, and completely disregard the long term. Not really a complicated topic.


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RogerTheShrubber
LSU Fan
Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
101361 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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being poor causes bad decision making


You mean poor people make bad choices? Holy shit, why haven't I thought of that before.

Thank you, thank you for the enlightenment.


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Godfather1
Army Fan
SE Louisiana
Member since Oct 2006
35867 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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poverty directly impedes cognitive function


You must literally not have a pot to piss in, then.


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ManBearTiger
LSU Fan
BRLA
Member since Jun 2007
8230 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
Idiot is poor

Idiot has kids.

Kids are raised by poor idiot.

Kids become poor idiots.


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Antonio Moss
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2006
30618 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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This cannot be explained by differences in time available, nutrition, or work effort. Nor can it be explained with stress: Although farmers do show more stress before harvest, that does not account for diminished cognitive performance. Instead, it appears that poverty itself reduces cognitive capacity. We suggest that this is because poverty-related concerns consume mental resources, leaving less for other tasks.


Color me confused


Sentrius
USA Fan
Fort Rozz
Member since Jun 2011
27341 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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Color me confused


Consider the source.

It's Spidey Tuba, what did you expect?


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BlackHelicopterPilot
LSU Fan
Top secret lab
Member since Feb 2004
35293 posts
Online

re: being poor causes bad decision making
A billion years ago, a DNA strand fought against nearly impossible odds to replicate itself. It fought for existence and reproduction in terribly inhospitable conditions against other DNA stands that wanted nothing more than to have the former DNA die out and for its own line to continue.

This DNA strand survived famine, pestilence, dramatic CLIMATE CHANGE and natural selection to fight, claw, and STRUGGLE to become me.

I'll NEVER dishonor that amazing struggle and gift by claiming that decisions are unimportant and that EVERY DNA strand deserves to be valued the same.


frick that..frick them.

I am all for giving an example and encouragement. But, I'll not weep a single tear for the "bad decisions" others make. I believe in natural selection. Sometimes dumb costs one the race.
This post was edited on 3/26 at 4:56 pm


Vols&Shaft83
Tennessee Fan
Throbbing Member
Member since Dec 2012
27452 posts

re: being poor causes bad decision making
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A billion years ago, a DNA strand fought against nearly impossible odds to replicate itself. It fought for existence and reproduction in terribly inhospitable conditions against other DNA stands that wanted nothing more than to have the former DNA die out and for its own line to continue.

This DNA strand survived famine, pestilence, dramatic CLIMATE CHANGE and natural selection to fight, claw, and STRUGGLE to become me.

I'll NEVER dishonor that amazing struggle and gift by claiming that decisions are unimportant and that EVERY DNA strand deserves to be valued the same.


frick that..frick them.

I am all for giving an example and encouragement. But, I'll not weep a single tear for the "bad decisions" others make. I believe in natural selection. Sometimes dumb costs one the race.




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