Daily Archives: June 22, 2012

Conflict Art: Bill Maudlin Cartoon on Boris Pasternak (1890-1960)

Boris Pasternak the Russian poet was pressurized into turning down his Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958 and this prompted the American war cartoonist and artist Bill Maudlin (1921-2003)to create this cartoon, which in a way is dedicated to all the Zeks … Continue reading

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Wealth Inequality in America a Social Psychology Experiment by Dan Ariely

I like this piece by Dan Ariely on an experiment he performed on Americans of every social class/income level: See original blog at http://danariely.com/2010/09/30/wealth-inequality/ Perform the following thought experiment. Remove yourself for a moment from your present socioeconomic circumstances and imagine … Continue reading

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