Month: May 2016

What are the personality traits that drive online troll behavior?

Trolls from the Dark Side


Trolls have always been creepy and aggressive and destructive whether they are featured in Norse fairy tales, DnD adventures, or on the Internet. Find out what drives these super creeps to ruin everyone’s fun!

The Effects of Mere Exposure to Hate Speech

Hate Begets Hate


Why shouldn’t we be telling racist, xenophobic, misogynist jokes? Trump and the transphobic panic is making the USA a much more dangerous and harsher place to live. Prejudice Norm Theory explains why.

Dykes, schema, lesbian, LGBTQ, prediction

Schema Your Head Off!


What happens when all the rules we’ve lived by are broken? When racist, narcissistic, misogynistic liars are almost president? When boys are in the girls’ room and girls are in the boys’ room? Schema Theory explains it all.

You’re Endorsing Who?


With Donald Trump assuming the Republican nomination for presidency, many GOP politicians who once opposed him, are now, if not endorsing, at least supporting him. This post takes a look inside the cognitive gyrations necessary to accomplish this feat.

Changing the Body Politic


We all have argued with people on the other side of the political or ideological divide. Typically, to no avail. This post explores the strategies that research suggests may be successful… if it is at all possible.

The Death Paneling of the American Body Politic


Once a falsehood or an honest mistake has been introduced into the electorate, it can take on a life of its own. It can be very difficult to scrub this from the consciousness of the population. This post explores the reasons behind people clinging to a disproved lie or errors like death panels in the ACA.

The New Black Bart Poetry Society

"for those who think poetry is still a crime"

Perception

A journey into the labyrinth of my sceptical mind.

Snippets of a Traveling Mind

Finding New Energy To Experience Life More Fully

priyaranjan Blogs

Believing is Achieving

IntrovertAwakenings

My journey on the Path less traveled. Introverted survivor of childhood abuse using writing to “Bring on the thriving!” A little lopsided sometimes, stubborn, but smart enough to know it’s time to truly heal! 🙏🏻❤️

bleuwater

thoughts about parenting and life from below the surface

Cancer Bus

Living with metastatic breast cancer one word at a time.

whatmamathinks

As I see it.

Red's Wrap

Happiness. It's relative.