Rational Politics

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...

Politics and the Neuroscience of Fear

Photo Credits: Mário Macilau By Diogo Gonçalves “We are not thinking machines that feel, we are feeling machines that think.”~António Damásio From the fall of the Berlin...

Heel-In-Chief: Donald Trump And The Psychology Of Pro Wrestling

Caption: Image of Donald Trump and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin (Courtesy of Marissa Alexa McCool) By Marissa Alexa McCool __________________________ Nothing can compare to the moment just...

Video: Protect Our Freedom!

Our freedom of speech is under attack by post-truth politicians! We need to protect our freedom - otherwise, America might well end up as...

How Behavioral Science Can Help Truth Triumph Over Baseless Accusations

Caption: Trump and Obama graphic (Wikimedia Commons) Regardless of their political affiliation, most who follow politics in any depth easily dismissed Donald Trump’s series of...

Странный американец в Америке Трампа и пост-правды

Подпись: Правда и ложь (Open Clipart-Vectors, Pixabay) Автор Доктор Глеб Ципурский, соучредитель и президент Интентионал Инсайтс. _____________________________________   Сложно отрицать тот факт, что Трамп стал 45-м американским президентом....

Towards a Post-Lies Future

Caption: Trumpocchio Head of Donald Trump   DONALD TRUMP is our first post-truth president. And he may well be the first of many.   The Oxford Dictionaries website...

Preserving Our Democracy on Valentine’s Day

Caption: Photograph of author and wife on Valentine’s Day outing (Image courtesy of Gleb Tsipursky)   On this upcoming Valentine’s Day, my wife and I decided...