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Erin Hennes at Harvard Law School - Discussing "A Convenient Untruth"

Tomorrow (Thursday) at noon  join the HLS Student Association for Law & Mind Sciences and JUSTICE FOR bALL for a lunch talk with Erin Hennes, PhD to discuss the psychological processes underlying the acceptance of the existence of climate change, and the implications these biases have for our legal system. 216 more words

Social Psychology

Morality and Politics: A System Justification Perspective

An Interview with John Jost by Paul Rosenberg

Note: This interview was originally published on Salon.com with an outrageously incendiary title that entirely misrepresented its content. 3,838 more words

Social Psychology

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Situationism

This post was originally published on January 22, 2007.

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Monday’s holiday provides an apt occasion to highlight the fact that, at least by my reckoning, Martin Luther King, Jr. 1,258 more words

Ideology

Thanksgiving as "System Justification"

This post was first published on November 21, 2007.

Thanksgiving has many associations — struggling Pilgrims, crowded airports, autumn leaves, heaping plates, drunken uncles, blowout sales, and so on. 1,589 more words

Ideology

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Situationism

This post was originally published on January 22, 2007.

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Monday’s holiday provides an apt occasion to highlight the fact that, at least by my reckoning, Martin Luther King, Jr. 1,263 more words

Ideology

Thanksgiving as "System Justification"

This post was first published on November 21, 2007.

Thanksgiving has many associations — struggling Pilgrims, crowded airports, autumn leaves, heaping plates, drunken uncles, blowout sales, and so on. 1,589 more words

Ideology

The Interior Situation of the Climate Change Skeptic

From the APS Observer, an article by Situationist Contributor John T. Jost and Erin P. Hennes

A multitude of environmental scientists, among others, worry that future generations will look back at the present era as one in which the human race could have — and should have —taken decisive action to prevent (or at least mitigate) the most menacing costs associated with global climate change. 1,626 more words

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