“Human life in common is only made possible when a majority comes together which is stronger than any separate individual and which remains united against all separate individuals.” Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents, (1930)
Myth #1—Men are naturally more power seeking than women. There is a large body of psychological literature affirming that women tend to eschew competitiveness, dominance, and direct expressions of anger while being willing to show
In today’s New York Times there is an article entitled, “Donald Trump’s Blue-State Appeal.” Everyone knew Trump would do well with working class Republicans, but Democrats too? The answer to the question of his appeal
In Barack Obama’s recent State of the Union message he attempts to go out on a high note by pledging to find a cure for cancer. Pardon my sarcasm, but “Seriously?” Just like his “Mapping
Opinion writer Jennifer Weiner published a column in today’s (Sunday, January 10, 2016) New York Times about our national obsession with beauty and transformation. She references Oprah Winfrey’s new commercials for Weight Watchers and is
The world stands horrified by the terrorist kidnapping of dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls, feared already “distributed” as sexual slaves and unrecoverable. The additional killing of 125 villagers by the same group confirms their meaningless bloodlust.
In my last blog entry I talked about how our unconscious biases, formed during childhood, can affect our decisions in the present, both positively and negatively. Research confirms that our gut reactions are almost always