Rational Politics

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The Brain Science of Political Deception in the 2016 Election

Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President. ________________________________________________________________   How did Donald Trump win, when he used so many misleading statements and outright deceptions?...
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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...
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Politics and the Neuroscience of Fear

  By Diogo Gonçalves “We are not thinking machines that feel, we are feeling machines that think.”~António Damásio From the fall of the Berlin Wall until recently,...
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Heel-In-Chief: Donald Trump And The Psychology Of Pro Wrestling

By Marissa Alexa McCool __________________________ Nothing can compare to the moment just before you burst through the curtain. The spotlight is waiting for you, your theme...
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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...
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How Behavioral Science Can Help Truth Triumph Over Baseless Accusations

  Regardless of their political affiliation, most who follow politics in any depth easily dismissed Donald Trump’s series of grave Twitter accusations on March 4...
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Странный американец в Америке Трампа и пост-правды

  Автор Доктор Глеб Ципурский, соучредитель и президент Интентионал Инсайтс. _____________________________________   Сложно отрицать тот факт, что Трамп стал 45-м американским президентом. Но все же часть меня противится...
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Towards a Post-Lies Future

  DONALD TRUMP is our first post-truth president. And he may well be the first of many.   The Oxford Dictionaries website chose “post-truth” as its 2016...
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The Science of Solving Alternative Facts

I shuddered, horrified to the depths of my soul when Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway presented the Trump administration’s false claims as “alternative...
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What Would Gandhi Do About Trump? High-Time For a Science Of Wisdom

    Written by Charles Cassidy MPhys, Director of Evidence-based Wisdom   It was 3:30 AM, and my wife and I were crumpled in stunned silence in the...