Why why why can’t we do anything about gun violence? Minority influence, dopamine, and traffic safety may hold the answers!
Collective intelligence has helped human kind solve every problem we have faced. It can help us solve gun violence, but we keep shooting ourselves in the foot.
How can we have so much agreement at least at the broad strokes of the issues, but can’t actually legislate any solutions and now have a second government shutdown? I explain the psychological motivations of each of the major players. Paul Ryan’s motivations will leave you speechless!
Jennie Willoughby’s 24 April 2017 blog post about her abuse at the hands of Rob Porter inspired this meme. I hope it helps people understand why women stay in abusive situations.
This story makes it clear that as sexual arousal increases, empathy decreases making sexual assault all the more likely as situations are more ambiguous or when someone changes her mind. It is a cautionary tale for men. A call to examine for each man to examine his past and present to help ensure that #TimesUp means that time is really up.
Human beings evolved to work best in groups. And, like all other mental disorders, we can take that group effort into the realms of madness. The GOP and conservatives have done just that. Luckily, the counter-weight to their madness is also rests in our efforts as a group.