AeroMexico DNA Discount (EchoChamber Friday)

Welcome to EchoChamber Friday, where we intentionally look at articles we would not ordinarily read to see how "the other half" lives and so we don't become frogs in a well. Today, we have a commercial for you from AeroMexico.  I recommend the taco trucks in Juárez... your mileage may vary. https://youtu.be/2sCeMTB5P6U And while you're … Continue reading AeroMexico DNA Discount (EchoChamber Friday)

The Wall (Echochamber Friday)

It's ah... Echochamber Monday because we forgot to do it Friday. So we don't become frogs in a well, let's see how the other half lives by intentionally reading some stuff we wouldn't ordinarily read. Everyone is talking about the wall and the accompanying government shutdown these days. What are they saying? First Law of … Continue reading The Wall (Echochamber Friday)

It’s Not An Easy Thing To Admit When You’re Wrong; That’s Why I Won’t Do It

by Bob Lansdown All of us do or say the wrong thing from time to time. It’s my belief that what matters most is not the mistakes we make in life, but how we choose to respond after we’ve made them. Refusing to acknowledge our errors is easy: We simply presume that we are correct … Continue reading It’s Not An Easy Thing To Admit When You’re Wrong; That’s Why I Won’t Do It

On Schadenfreude: Why does it feel good to see someone fail?

by Shensheng Wang Conversation Jan 4, 2019 https://youtu.be/cStja5Zrjs8 In the Pixar animated film “Inside Out,” most of the plot plays out inside protagonist Riley’s head, where five emotions – Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust and Anger – direct her behavior. The film was released to glowing reviews. But director Pete Docter later admitted that he always regretted … Continue reading On Schadenfreude: Why does it feel good to see someone fail?

Opinion: Trump Is Doing The Right Thing, But He’s Doing It As Trump, Which Means It’s Still Bad

It’s important in politics to be consistent. That’s why I’m always consistent in criticizing Trump no matter what he does. January 2nd, 2019 I’ll criticize Trump for not doing what I want. And then when he does what I said I wanted, I’ll still criticize him. Some smaller minds might call this hypocrisy, but there … Continue reading Opinion: Trump Is Doing The Right Thing, But He’s Doing It As Trump, Which Means It’s Still Bad

Pho Keene Great can’t fight Dragon Lady in City Hall (Echochamber Friday)

Welcome to Echochamber Friday, where we intentionally look at the trainwreck of American culture by reading articles we would not usually look at. So we don't become frogs in a Pho Keene Boiling Pot! Pho Keene Great restaurant removes sign following city's concerns over name by Michael Bartiromo Fox News Jan 3, 2019 But what are … Continue reading Pho Keene Great can’t fight Dragon Lady in City Hall (Echochamber Friday)