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If you thought groupthink led to disastrous immoral decisions and gaslighting led to psychosis, what do you get when you combine them? A national debacle that threatens to topple the nation! In other words, we’re so fucked.
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Okay, it’s a five minute ranting screed on why we’re so fucked and the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s America is just a hopeless mess that we ought to mercy euthanize with democracy and the Constitution.
Of course, I’m talking groupthink AGAIN and lamenting why no one else will say it with me.
Are there really so many truly evil, selfish, authoritarian people in America? Why are so many of us willing to go along with the New Cruelty and celebrate the deaths of children? Groupthink and authoritarian personality goes along way to explaining this cultural phenomenon.
After today’s very ugly display by the bullignorant (obvious to all) drunken (allegedly) rapist (allegedly) otherwise known as Brett Kavanaugh, it is unbelievable that anyone could still support his nomination, yet Repubes of every stripe do. Did you listen to the way he talked, shouted, and screamed? Was […]
Conservatives and the GOP are already locked into groupthink and are at the beginning stages of dehumanizing white male liberals. Together they represent an existential threat to the US and our way of life. Together they will usher in an authoritarian state.
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.
While it is fun watching the Keystone Kops get themselves out of their healthcare debacle, it is also our future. Luckily, psychology has some advice that might could help if they would only take it.
We live in an extraordinarily stupid era. Where does the stupid come from? Why are we being governed by such stupidity?
The massacre in Orlando, the anniversary of Newtown, the sit-in on the floor of the House: why does the pro-gun lobby have such a strangle hold on government? Science can explain it and recommend some actions to take.
Ever wonder why the GOP seems to be perpetually at odds with everyone? Groupthink explains it all.