Are Friends the Enemies of Wise Choices?

The Hidden Factors Influencing Our Most Important Decisions   By Charles Cassidy MPhys, Director of Evidence-based Wisdom   I recently decided to buy a petrol-guzzling car. But was...

Being A Weird American on Independence Day

  In celebration of Independence Day, I want to share why I think of myself as a weird American. I’m very proud to be a citizen...

A Behavioral Science Solution to Lies in Politics

Deception proved a very successful strategy for political causes and individual candidates in the UK and US elections in 2016, leading Oxford Dictionary to...
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Why Mainstream Media Need to Be Careful About Criticizing Conservatives

  Many mainstream media outlets criticized conservatives with a broad brush over the Montana Congressional special election winner Republican Greg Gianforte assaulting a reporter, Ben...

How Can Facts Trump Ideology?

Caption: Blackboard image with word “myths” crossed out and “facts” circled (Thumbs/Dreamstime)   Extensive evidence emerged in recent days that Donald Trump pressured and then fired...
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Guide For Talking To Irrational People: Whispering To The Elephant

Written by Wayne Straight for Intentional Insights _____________________________________________________   Many struggle in dealing with people who have become attached to political viewpoints that are irrational — based on...

How Can We Tell Whether Comey’s Firing Was Justified?

We all want our top investigative bodies to be headed by competent officials. We also all want to ensure that these officials can freely...

What’s So Funny About Armageddon?

How Humor Can Save Us From Ourselves Written by Charles Cassidy MPhys, Director of Evidence-based Wisdom   “This isn’t funny. America has just entered the darkest of...

The Brain Science of Political Deception in the 2016 Election

Caption: Head with brain and puzzle pieces (Geralt/Pixabay) Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President. ________________________________________________________________   How did Donald Trump win, when he used...

How Trump Changed My Mind About Marriage

By Jeff Dubin, who works as a Clinical Social Worker, and serves as the Vice President of the Humanist Community of Central Ohio. It’s not...