are present in groups in which social scientists, humanities graduates, and women are absentand they share certain psychological traits with terrorists:
proneness to disgust, need for closure, in-group bias, and (at least tentatively) simplismI'm not sure what "simplism" is, but it sounds bad.
I don't know how seriously to take this. I can imagine a very fastidious, sexually uncomfortable man being drawn to engineering or Islamic fundamentalism, but is that just a stereotype or is there more to it? I have also read that Islamic terrorists are quite diverse.
I remember reading once that doctors were very prominent among Latin American revolutionaries, and I never really knew what to make of that, either.