The Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War

  Download or read THE INSTINCTS OF THE HERD IN PEACE AND WAR here. The Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War 1916-1919, by Wilfred Trotter, F.R.S. (Oxford University Press. Pp. 219.) review here. Wilfred Trotter, 1872-1939, was one of the foremost surgeons of his time and for many years an outstanding figure in British medicine. He was a humanist of great … Continue reading The Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War

Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All While Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice

Nancy Pelosi is actively working to discredit and sideline the most popular domestic political proposal of the century. The plutocrat-owned press is protecting Pelosi from extreme embarrassment by ignoring the issue. by Glenn Ford Black Agenda Report Feb 15, 2019 When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority … Continue reading Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All While Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice

11-Year-Old Florida Boy Arrested for Refusing to Recite Pledge of Allegiance

by By Stephanie Claytor Bay News 9 Florida  Feb 14, 2019 LAKELAND, Fla. — An 11-year-old Polk County student refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, and after explaining his reasons, he was kicked out of class and arrested for being disruptive and disobeying commands to calm down and leave the classroom. Incident hapened … Continue reading 11-Year-Old Florida Boy Arrested for Refusing to Recite Pledge of Allegiance

The Countercultural Lessons of Jesus of Nazereth and Francis of Assisi in the 21st Century

by Robert Scheer Scheer Intelligence Feb 15, 2019 The biblical Parable of the Good Samaritan is one that Tom Catena not only knows well, but strives to live by. A devout Catholic and Ivy League-educated doctor, Catena realized early on that he would dedicate his time on earth to helping those in need, though he … Continue reading The Countercultural Lessons of Jesus of Nazereth and Francis of Assisi in the 21st Century

How the body and mind talk to one another to understand the world

  by Sarah Garfinkel Aeon Feb 15, 2019 Have you ever been startled by someone suddenly talking to you when you thought you were alone? Even when they apologise for surprising you, your heart goes on pounding in your chest. You are very aware of this sensation. But what kind of experience is it, and what can … Continue reading How the body and mind talk to one another to understand the world

Time for Peace in Afghanistan and an End to the Lies

by Matthew Hoh CounterPunch Feb 15, It has been more than nine years since I resigned in protest over the escalation of the Afghan War from my position as a Political Officer with the US State Department in Afghanistan. It had been my third time to war, along with several years of working in positions … Continue reading Time for Peace in Afghanistan and an End to the Lies

The Biggest Blind Spot in Psychology We All Ignore: Neither Ghost Nor Machine

The Engineering Method is great for modeling, but terrible for explaining. by Jeremy Sherman Psychology Today Feb 12, 2019 https://youtu.be/Ob5dPlH4p_U Every engineering advance of the past 400 years is the product of a brilliant breakthrough modeling method. Not the scientific method’s guess and test process—no, something more practical. Call it the engineering method—modeling all behavior … Continue reading The Biggest Blind Spot in Psychology We All Ignore: Neither Ghost Nor Machine