Tag: Prospect Theory

Why do white people suddenly hate democracy and vote for candidates who will destroy it?

Behavioral Economics Predicts The Inner Racist of White People Will Destroy Democracy for Right to be White


Reading time: 5 minutes
White people have an inner racist. That inner racist needs to be tamed by direct confrontation by its owner. Most white people don’t have what it takes to do so, so they vote based on racist dog whistles like CRT and defund the police. Simple as that.

Risk Aversion: The Psychology of Biden and Warren’s Candidacies


Reading time: 3 minutes
Our perceptions of the risks that each candidacy poses determines a lot about them. Biden runs as Obama 2.0 the tried and true candidate of yore bringing back normalcy. The nostalgia candidate if you will. Warren runs as the big structural change candidate with a plan for everything.

Which are seen as posing the higher risk? How will that effect the way we vote?

Trump’s Anger Drives Down Impeachment Polling


Real live controlled psychological studies have demonstrated that angry reactions to accusations result in higher status being given to white men! Not so much to women and the not-whites (could be a band name, amirite?). What does that tell us about the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s strategy for resisting Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to probe him?

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