What a week! But, Trump’s ideas on fighting terrorism stand out. What is the impact of his vague emotional appeals on terrorism or why are we so stupid?
Many have wondered why people vote against their best interests by electing candidates that support policies and laws that will hurt them. Why do so many people believe what Donald Trump says when it is so clear that he is lying? Why do we have an election in which so many voters are angry and disaffected and in a “revolutionary” mood?
How did Trump become a thing? Read about how Daniel Kahneman and risk assessment can be used to explain how Obama made Trump possible. Thanks Obama!
Wingnuts have been making some news lately, haven’t they? And with all their wingnutty views comes some kind of justification. This post explains why that explanation is accepted as legitimate by so many.
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.