Tag: A Quickie

How does social psychology explain what the US got wrong in Afghanistan?

A Quickie: Our “Failure” in Afghanistan was a Failure of Assimilation and Acculturation


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The reasons we didn’t remake Afghanistan in our image are manifold, but perhaps the most salient are due to our failures to understand the importance of culture.

What if my co-worker or acquaintance is autistic?

A Quickie: Autism ACCEPTANCE Month, 2021


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April is Autism Awareness Month in the US. Here at Ye Olde Blogge, we do our part by posting what it is like being autistic and other insights that we have gathered over the years. Here’s an introduction and advice on how to handle friends, neighbors, and co-workers who are autistic or those who are having trouble accepting people with autism.

Urge Emily Murphy to Sign the Paper

A Quickie: The Pressure @GSAEmily is Under to NOT #SignThePapers is a Sign of Trump’s and the GOP’s Authoritarianism


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We all wonder why @GSAEmily doesn’t just sign the papers to ascertain that #BidenHarris are the apparent winners of Election 2020. She is complying in advance with the desires of an authoritarian. She’s heard the messages of Trump and the GOP and is doing what they want. In the meantime, she is responsible for the thousands of deaths from #COVID19 by denying Biden vital information in the transition.

Defund the Police Activates the Racial Angst of White America

A Quickie: How “Defund the Police” Played into Republican Hands and White America’s Psyche


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The circular firing squad is back on as progressive and moderate Dems argue over who snatched a squeaker from the jaws of a landslide in 2020. Of course, we can’t just celebrate having won one, right? Much of the debate turns on the role of “Defund the Police.” Unfortunately, the cognitive psychology of it points the finger squarely at it.

Smoke, Mirrors, Illusion, North Korea, Trump, Nuclear, War

A Quickie: 25 Years of Success with NK


The Ol’ Pussy Grabber has been stamping his wee little feet over North Korea and shrilly screaming his impotence into the void of Twitter. It is disappointing to see the media chase down these rabbit holes instead of press him on the real story: Mueller’s probe into his scandal ridden administration.

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