Archive for November 21st, 2007

The Onion: Proposed Bill Would Bring 4,000 Troops Back To Life

| November 21, 2007 | 3 Replies
The Onion: Proposed Bill Would Bring 4,000 Troops Back To Life

This is one of those really funny Onion articles with an extraordinarily sharp edge. Bravo to The Onion.

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Of Values And Victims

| November 21, 2007 | Reply
Of Values And Victims

Listening to a talk show at work yesterday, I heard some fall-out from the recent suicide of the young girl who had been “duped” on MySpace.  When I first learned of this tragedy, I ran through a series of thoughts about the dangers posed by the interfaces we use these days, which put us often […]

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How to identify a morally deviant political party

| November 21, 2007 | Reply
How to identify a morally deviant political party

According to this post at Alternet, there are many forms of rampant self-indulgence.  The GOP specializes in the most pernicious forms: While the culture at large was adjusting to the idea that families don’t all look the same and that private sexual morality was not the business of the state, the decadent economic elite and […]

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The best social psychology studies of all time . . .

| November 21, 2007 | 4 Replies
The best social psychology studies of all time . . .

Psyblog presents a handy summary of ten of the most famous social psychology studies. The post is a succinct review of each of the following studies, along with thoughtful commentary.  The social psychological studies include the following:  1. The Halo Effect – Nisbett  2. Cognitive Dissonance – Festinger  3. Robbers Cave – Sherif  4. Stanford Prison […]

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