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Man vs Man

In the behavioral sciences it has been said that Western or Modern culture values the individual over the group, whereas Eastern and less industrialized cultures value the group over the individual. 1,043 more words

Social

Not yet Westworld: Do social media algorithms determine how we think?

It was all quite innocuous, till it was not. Looking up crockpot chicken dinner recipes on YouTube would lead me to a puzzle at the heart of the modern world. 589 more words

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Three Americas

Elected officials having private email servers:

 First America: That should be punished with prison time!  Unless the official is a Republican.

Second America: It’s pretty stupid, but not really a big deal. 457 more words

Trump's Lost Emails and Why They Don't Matter

One week before the presidential election: the media and voters wait ravenously for the skinny on a new cache of Hillary Clinton emails–from Anthony Weiner’s laptop! 619 more words

America

Remember George W. Bush's 22 Million "Lost" Emails? I Didn't Think So.

“ Clinton’s email habits look positively transparent when compared with the subpoena-dodging, email-hiding, private-server-using George W. Bush administration. Between 2003 and 2009, the Bush White House “lost” 22 million emails. 162 more words

America

False Equivalence and Global Cataclysm

I realize this poll was meant to be “tongue in cheek,” but it’s a little disheartening that 25% of young people polled prefer a giant meteor to destroy the Earth than to have either Trump or Clinton in the White House. 818 more words

Politics

Regression To The Trump Resumes

Give up, Megyn Kelly! Forget about it, false-equivalence fetishists!  Trump is gonna regress to his very own mean, no matter how many times you tell him to stop talking smack about women and stay within the bounds of normal political behavior. 61 more words