Monthly Archives: June 2016

Political correctness

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elections

Clinton’s State Dept. calendar missing scores of entries By STEPHEN BRAUN Jun. 24, 2016 4:01 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press review of the official calendar Hillary Clinton kept as secretary of state identified at least 75 meetings … Continue reading

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Fact and Fiction

Judgments About Fact and Fiction by Children From Religious and Nonreligious Backgrounds Kathleen H. Corriveaua, Eva E. Chenb, Paul L. Harrisc School of Education, Boston University Division of Social Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Graduate School … Continue reading

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Could you patent the sun?

Jonas Edward Salk (/sɔːlk/; October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful polio vaccine. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later … Continue reading

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freedom of speech is disappearing worldwide

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Pseudoneuroscience

Published on Aug 8, 2012 Social psychologist Carol Tavris, Ph.D. explores the funny, disconcerting, and dangerous implications of poorly-applied neuroscience research. Live on stage at TAM 2012.

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dissonance theory

Uploaded on Dec 30, 2011 Carol Tavris describes dissonance theory and how self-justification and self-deception often keep people from changing their minds even in the light of compelling contrary evidence, because the evidence is often dissonant with one’s self-image. She … Continue reading

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Jaiden Animations Hero’s Journey

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George Takei

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side effect of globalization

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