Category Archives: Psychology

From Facebook to Flipboard: How I Avoid the Information Bubble

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The Big No-No: An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“Fake News, Real News and Custom News”.

 

 

Propaganda’s for Chumps

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The Big No-No: An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“MAGA: Trump’s Propaganda for Chumps”.

The Thanksgiving Gremlins

Halloween wreathIn her book Daring Greatly, self-help guru Brené Brown talks about gremlins as being the voices in our heads that tell us we must do this, we must behave so, we should have done that, etc. The gremlins are the critics–our parents, society, or our own (unrealistic) expectations for ourselves. The idea is to identify those gremlins and then basically tell them to shut up. There’s a little more to it than that, but that’ll do for the purpose of this post. Continue reading

Dubious!

Okay, today’s prompt is too good not to link to yesterday’s post!

Playing the Scammer

20170507_173005And now for something completely different.

Friday morning, when I planned to sleep in and then do some work, I got a call from my Microsoft support company, or so I thought. Continue reading

Fascism in America 10: Suppression of Dissent and Propaganda

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“Book Bans and Gag Rules and Fox, Good Grief!”

Fascism in America 6: Authoritarianism

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The Big No-No: An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“Authoritarianism Is the American Way”.