Monthly Archives: July 2013

Less Wrong Blog

I like the title and look of this blog: http://lesswrong.com/ This is how it introduces itself: In the past four decades, behavioral economists and cognitive psychologists have discovered many cognitive biases human brains fall prey to when thinking and deciding. … Continue reading

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Why Nate Silver Left the New York Times: Because He Believed in the Real World

I am always giving conservative media, especially Fox News a hard time for being delusional. But much of the liberal media is similarly out of touch with the reality many Americans experience. I think this piece below by Jim Naureckas … Continue reading

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Displaced by War: People Displaced by Conflict and Violence

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Stranded by Sprawl: the Impact of Urban Sprawl on Economic Inequality by Paul Krugman

Many explanations of growing economic inequality in the US focus on moral issues of motivation among the poor, or the predatory habits of the rich. And I am sure there is much to be said on both of these. But … Continue reading

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Conflict Poem: Be Strong Enough to Stand Alone by Mark Amend

Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes. ~Mark Amend

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‘For the Children’ Poem with Conflict Resonance by Gary Snyder (1930-)

The rising hills, the slopes, of statistics lie before us. the steep climb of everything, going up, up, as we all go down. In the next century or the one beyond that, they say, are valleys, pastures, we can meet … Continue reading

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Woody Allen’s Top Ten Conflict Tips

Whatever you think of his personal life, the comedian Woody Allen has some incisive takes on life that I think help us re-frame both life and personal not to mention internal conflict better. If nothing else, to handle life and … Continue reading

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