Thursday, August 16, 2018

Social media and tribalism

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/28/musk-trump-and-a-mass-psychology-effect-both-successfully-exploit.html Experts who study the psychological dynamics of "tribes" — groups that hold a family-like, emotional connection and ideology — say Musk and Trump have used similarly strong and extreme online rhetoric to galvanize massive and unwavering fleets of supporters. "It goes all the way back to pretty basic studies of group

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#Trump #hypocrisy #Franken

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/360984-trump-risks-hypocrisy-charges-with-franken-attack Trump’s senior aides and advisers have been swamped with questions about why the president is comfortable attacking Franken when more than a dozen women have made similar accusations about him. And Trump’s critics are howling about a double standard, pointing to the “Access Hollywood” tape and noting that the president has

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#27 #Shrinks #Think #Trump #Nuts

These 27 Top Shrinks Think Trump Might Be Nuts. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwoI7FmzY https://www.thedailybeast.com/these-27-top-shrinks-think-trump-might-be-nuts Their essays are collected in a powerful new book called The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, which hits bookstores on Oct 2. They warn that the Trump effect has created a “malignant normalcy,” a collective psychological anesthesia. It’s the kind of

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#Idiots #With #Bad #Hair #Threaten #Global #War

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/north-korea-trump-war-latest-declaration-options-military-pentagon-a7966721.html Mr Ri was responding to comments from Mr Trump, in which the President claimed North Korean leaders "won't be around much longer" if they continued their threats. A senior administration official denied that the President was advocating regime change. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the Foreign Minister's comments

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#Since 1990 #Sea #Levels #Risen #75 mm #Trump #Climate #Terrorist

Federal scientists leak their startling climate change report to keep Trump from burying it https://t.co/nWBWhrpBjL pic.twitter.com/0xDw4QWiIz — HuffPost Politics (@HuffPostPol) August 9, 2017 The report also finds that the average annual temperature will continue to rise throughout the century. Even if humans ceased burning fossil fuels altogether, global temperatures would climb another

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#Cable #News #Talk #Trump’s #Mental #Health

#Forbes Now: Crazy Talk: Cable News Cleared To Talk Trump's Mental Health. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw5K-h6zk In an email to association members, our leadership did not encourage members to defy the “Goldwater Rule” which is a part of the ethics code of a different mental health organization, the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Rather, it articulated

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