What kinds of intrinsic values do different kinds of people say that they care about?

> ... the study was designed to identify which intrinsic values are most characteristic of each broad demographic category it examined, while controlling for other demographic variables. That means its results highlight which values were most associated with each of these demographic groups compared to non-members of that group, rather than the values that each group was most likely to hold in absolute terms.

> Here's an illustrative example: one very popular intrinsic value in the study was "That I myself feel happy," with 77% of respondents reporting that they value it intrinsically. This value was common across the demographic spectrum, but it doesn't appear in the top 7 most predictive demographic values for ANY demographic group. That's because it's not particularly unique to any demographic — it's not dramatically more common among the young than among the old, for instance, or dramatically more common among liberals than conservatives, and so forth. As you read the results, bear in mind that the most predictive intrinsic values for a given demographic group may not be the most popular or widespread values for that group. [...]

> — CONSERVATIVE / LIBERAL —

> Intrinsic values most associated with being right wing / conservative:
> 1. That god is pleased with me
> 2. That humanity worships god
> 3. That those who do bad things are punished
> 4. That people are religious
> 5. That humanity is not replaced by another, more intelligent life form
> 6. That my values do not change to something different than they are right now
> 7. That I have children

> Intrinsic values most associated with being left wing / progressive / liberal:
> 1. That animals (non-humans) feel happy
> 2. That animals (non-humans) suffer less than they do normally
> 3. That nature is protected from damage by humans
> 4. That people I don't know feel happy
> 5. That the world is a fair place
> 6. That there are lots of different kinds of humans
> 7. That animals (non-humans) experience more pleasure than they do normally

> — FEMALE / MALE —

> Intrinsic values most associated with being a self-identified female:
> 1. That humans are kind to each other
> 2. That there are lots of different kinds of humans
> 3. That humans have the freedom to pursue what they choose to pursue
> 4. That I get to experience a wide variety of different things during my life
> 5. That I continue to care about other people
> 6. That I love other people
> 7. That not all humans have the same experiences as each other

> Intrinsic values most associated with being a self-identified male:
> 1. That I myself experience more pleasure than I do normally
> 2. That I myself am able to get the things that I want
> 3. That the people I know personally are able to get the things that they want
> 4. That the people I know personally experience more pleasure than they do normally
> 5. That people I don't know experience more pleasure than they do normally
> 6. That animals (non-humans) feel happy
> 7. That those who do bad things are punished

> — OLDER / YOUNGER —

> Intrinsic values most associated with being older:
> 1. That other people continue to care about me
> 2. That humanity becomes more moral than it is right now
> 3. That people trust me
> 4. That I avoid saying things that are false
> 5. That the world is a fair place
> 6. That I believe true things rather than false things
> 7. That the nature of what humans are is not one day radically altered by advanced technology

> Intrinsic values most associated with being younger:
> 1. That the animals that are currently alive live longer than they normally would
> 2. That I am admired by other people
> 3. That the people I know personally experience more pleasure than they do normally
> 4. That people I don't know are able to get the things that they want
> 5. That I myself am able to get the things that I want
> 6. That I myself suffer less than I do normally
> 7. That I myself experience more pleasure than I do normally
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