- "Larry Bartels, director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton, has an op-ed Who’s Bitter Now? which shows us a stereotype of rural voters in action. His argument? 'Small-town people of modest means and limited education are not fixated on cultural issues. Rather, it is affluent, college-educated people living in cities and suburbs who are most exercised by guns and religion. In contemporary American politics, social issues are the opiate of the elites.'” Read more at Neuroanthropology
Jonah Lehrer has a related post.
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- You're under arrest for inciting thinness.
- You're also charged with visual sexual aggression.
- Psychotherapy for the terminally ill (Corpus Callosum).
- Decisions and choices: more evidence for the extensive role of unconscious processes. Mixing Memory also comments.
- On the anniversary of the discovery of LSD: Was it an effective treatment for alcoholism?