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					           Please circle the number that best represents your agreement with the following statements. (1 =
           strongly disagree, 7 = strongly agree)




                                                         Strongly              Somewhat              Somewhat           Strongly
                                                                    Disagree               Neutral              Agree
                                                         Disagree               Disagree               Agree             Agree
I do everything in my power not to have to admit
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
defeat.
I try to convince others to accept my political
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
principles.
People find it difficult to convince me that I am
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
wrong on a point no matter how hard they try.
I would rather get into a long discussion rather than
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
admit that I am wrong.
When someone opposes me on an issue, I usually
find myself taking an even stronger stand than I did        1          2          3          4          5        6         7
at first.
If I want to be like someone, I often try to buy the
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
same brands that they buy.
It is important that others like the products and
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
brands I buy.
I rarely purchase the latest fashion styles until I am
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
sure my friends approve of them.
I often identify with other people by purchasing the
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
same products and brands they purchase.
When buying products, I generally purchase those
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
brands that I think others will approve of.
I like to know what brands and products make good
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
impressions on others.
If other people can see me using a product, I often
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
purchase the brand they expect me to buy.
I achieve a sense of belonging by purchasing the
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
same products and brands that others purchase.
Most other cultures are backward compared to my
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
culture.
My culture should be the role model for other
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
cultures.
Other cultures should try to be more like my culture.       1          2          3          4          5        6         7
I’m not interested in the values and customs of
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
other cultures.
Most people from other cultures just don’t know
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
what is good for them.
I have little respect for the values and customs of
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
other cultures.
Most people would be happier if they lived like
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
people in my culture.
People in my culture have just about the best
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
lifestyles of anywhere.
My culture is backward compared to most other
                                                            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
cultures.
                                                           Strongly              Somewhat              Somewhat           Strongly
                                                                      Disagree               Neutral              Agree
                                                           Disagree               Disagree               Agree             Agree
My culture is a poor role model for other cultures.           1          2          3          4          5        6         7
Lifestyles in other cultures are not as valid as those
                                                              1          2          3          4          5        6         7
in my culture.
My culture should try to be more like other cultures.         1          2          3          4          5        6         7
I’m very interested in the values and customs of
                                                              1          2          3          4          5        6         7
other cultures.
Most people in my culture just don’t know what is
                                                              1          2          3          4          5        6         7
good for them.
People in other cultures could learn a lot from
                                                              1          2          3          4          5        6         7
people in my culture.
Other cultures are smart to look up to my culture.            1          2          3          4          5        6         7
I respect the values and customs of other cultures.           1          2          3          4          5        6         7
People from other cultures act strange and unusual
                                                              1          2          3          4          5        6         7
when they come into my culture.




           Gender?                             What year were you born? _____________________

           ____     Male

           ____     Female



           What is your native country? ____________________



           What is the highest level of education you have competed?

           ____     Some High School          ____       High School Diploma

           ____     Some College ____         Bachelor Degree

           ____     Graduate Degree

           What is your approximate household Income?

           ____     Under $25,000 ____        $25,001 to $50,000

           ____     $50,001 to $75,000        ____       $75,001 to $100,000

           ____     Over $100,000
           Please read the following story.

           Country XYZ has invaded Poland. Airplanes from Country XYZ have bombed Warsaw all night long. A
           report has been issued from an unbiased observer that innocent civilians have been targeted and killed
           by these bombing raids.



           Now please answer the following questions based on the story you just read.




                                                          Strongly                      Somewhat              Somewhat              Strongly
                                                                         Disagree                   Neutral               Agree
                                                          Disagree                       Disagree               Agree                Agree
I would feel upset that Country XYZ caused the
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
death of innocent civilians.
I would resent Country XYZ for killing innocent
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
civilians.
I would find it hard to forgive Country XYZ for killing
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
innocent civilians.
I would feel angry towards Country XYZ.                        1            2              3          4          5          6          7
I would dislike Country XYZ.                                   1            2              3          4          5          6          7
Whenever possible, I would avoid buying Country
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
XYZ products.
I would feel guilty if I bought a Country XYZ product.         1            2              3          4          5          6          7
After hearing about the bombings I would be less
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
willing to buy Country XYZ products.
Whenever possible, I would avoid buying Country
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
XYZ products.
I would not like the idea of owning Country XYZ
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
products.
I would participate in a boycott of Country XYZ
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
products.


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

                  Important             1         2       3          4              5          6       7         Unimportant


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story:

              Means a lot to me         1         2        3         4              5          6       7      Means nothing to me


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story:

               Matters to me            1         2        3         4              5          6       7        Does not matter
Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

     Significant         1        2         3        4        5          6   7     Insignificant


Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

   Of no concern         1        2         3        4        5          6   7   Of concern to me


Please continue to the next page.
           Please read the following story.

           Country XYZ has invaded Poland. Airplanes from Country XYZ have bombed Poland’s military bases.
           However, a report has been issued from an unbiased observer stating that innocent civilians have been
           accidently killed by these bombing raids.



           Now please answer the following questions based on the story you just read.




                                                          Strongly                      Somewhat              Somewhat              Strongly
                                                                         Disagree                   Neutral               Agree
                                                          Disagree                       Disagree               Agree                Agree
I would feel upset that Country XYZ caused the
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
death of innocent civilians.
I would resent Country XYZ for killing innocent
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
civilians.
I would find it hard to forgive Country XYZ for killing
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
innocent civilians.
I would feel angry towards Country XYZ.                        1            2              3          4          5          6          7
I dislike Country XYZ.                                         1            2              3          4          5          6          7
Whenever possible, I would avoid buying Country
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
XYZ products.
I would feel guilty if I bought a Country XYZ product.         1            2              3          4          5          6          7
After hearing about the bombings I would be less
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
willing to buy Country XYZ products.
Whenever possible, I would avoid buying Country
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
XYZ products.
I would not like the idea of owning Country XYZ
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
products.
I would participate in a boycott of Country XYZ
                                                               1            2              3          4          5          6          7
products.


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

                  Important             1         2       3          4              5          6       7         Unimportant


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story:

              Means a lot to me         1         2        3         4              5          6       7      Means nothing to me


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story:

                Matters to me           1         2        3         4              5          6       7        Does not matter
Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

     Significant         1        2         3        4        5          6   7     Insignificant


Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

   Of no concern         1        2         3        4        5          6   7   Of concern to me


Please continue to the next page.
           Please read the following story.

           Country XYZ manufactures machines that help create nuclear power. Country ABC bought these
           machines and used them to develop nuclear bombs. Country ABC used these bombs to attack Poland
           causing many deaths.



           Now please answer the following questions based on the story you just read.




                                                         Strongly                      Somewhat              Somewhat              Strongly
                                                                        Disagree                   Neutral               Agree
                                                         Disagree                       Disagree               Agree                Agree
I would feel upset that Country XYZ manufactured
                                                              1            2              3          4          5          6          7
machines that lead to the bombing of a country.
I would resent Country XYZ for manufacturing these
                                                              1            2              3          4          5          6          7
machines.
I would find it hard to forgive Country XYZ for
                                                              1            2              3          4          5          6          7
manufacturing these machines
I would feel angry towards Country XYZ.                       1            2              3          4          5          6          7
I dislike Country XYZ.                                        1            2              3          4          5          6          7
Whenever possible, I would avoid buying Country
                                                              1            2              3          4          5          6          7
XYZ products.
I would feel guilty if I bought a Country XYZ product.        1            2              3          4          5          6          7
After hearing about the bombings I would be less
                                                              1            2              3          4          5          6          7
willing to buy Country XYZ products.
Whenever possible, I would avoid buying Country
                                                              1            2              3          4          5          6          7
XYZ products.
I would not like the idea of owning Country XYZ
                                                              1            2              3          4          5          6          7
products.
I would participate in a boycott of Country XYZ
                                                              1            2              3          4          5          6          7
products.


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

                 Important             1         2       3          4              5          6       7         Unimportant


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story:

             Means a lot to me         1         2        3         4              5          6       7      Means nothing to me


           Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story:

               Matters to me           1         2        3         4              5          6       7        Does not matter
Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

     Significant         1        2         3        4        5          6   7     Insignificant


Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

   Of no concern         1        2         3        4        5          6   7   Of concern to me


Please continue to the next page.
             Please read the following story.

             Country XYZ manufactures machines that help create nuclear power. Poland bought these machines
             and used them to develop a nuclear power plant. However, the machines were improperly used by
             Polish workers and the improper use resulted in a nuclear meltdown causing many deaths.



             Now please answer the following questions based on the story you just read.



                                                         Strongly                      Somewhat                  Somewhat               Strongly
                                                                        Disagree                       Neutral                  Agree
                                                         Disagree                       Disagree                   Agree                 Agree
I would feel upset that Country XYZ manufactured
                                                              1             2              3             4          5             6        7
machines that lead to a nuclear meltdown.
I would resent Country XYZ for manufacturing these
                                                              1             2              3             4          5             6        7
machines.
I would find it hard to forgive Country XYZ for
                                                              1             2              3             4          5             6        7
manufacturing these machines.
I would feel angry towards Country XYZ.                       1             2              3             4          5             6        7
I dislike Country XYZ.                                        1             2              3             4          5             6        7
Whenever possible, I would avoid buying Country
                                                              1             2              3             4          5             6        7
XYZ products.
I would feel guilty if I bought a Country XYZ product.        1             2              3             4          5             6        7
After hearing about the meltdown, I would be less
                                                              1             2              3             4          5             6        7
willing to buy Country XYZ products.
Whenever possible, I would avoid buying Country
                                                              1             2              3             4          5             6        7
XYZ products.
I would not like the idea of owning Country XYZ
                                                              1             2              3             4          5             6        7
products.
I would participate in a boycott of Country XYZ
                                                              1             2              3             4          5             6        7
products.


             Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

                   Important            1         2       3         4              5           6         7         Unimportant


             Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story:

               Means a lot to me         1         2          3         4              5           6         7    Means nothing to me


             Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story:

                 Matters to me           1         2          3         4              5           6         7      Does not matter


             Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

                   Significant           1         2          3         4              5           6         7          Insignificant
Indicate to the degree that the issue portrayed in the above story is:

   Of no concern         1        2         3        4        5          6   7   Of concern to me




You have completed the survey. Thank you for your time.