Monthly Archives: August 2015

Confirmation Bias Ilustrated

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The Donald Trump Distallation Process?

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The Four Types of “Christianity”

Well I was thinking about Christianity, in the light of what I read in on line postings. There are hundreds if not thousands of different “Christian” sects, but I figure roughly these days they cluster as follows: 1) Leviticanistas, whose … Continue reading

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Overturning the Fundamental Attribution Error of Social Psychology

The “fundamental attribution error” beloved of social psychologists suggests we attribute too much of other peoples’ behavior to their character and disposition, but not enough to the social situation facing them. So on a remote hiking trail we stop to … Continue reading

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Conflict Map: America Before Colonization

So few people know the information that this map contains. I thought it interesting: the map and the ignorance of it.

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Map of Percentage of Country’s Population Killed in World War Two

Chilling map of the percentage of each country’s population killed in World War Two: See also: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/06/18/map-the-countries-that-suffered-the-most-during-world-war-ii/?tid=hybrid_experimentrandom_1_na    

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Conflict Poetry: “Epitaphs of War” Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling, often seen as jingoistic poet, persuaded his only son to volunteer for the First World War, where he was killed six weeks after his 18th birthday at the Battle of Loos in 1915. His body was never found. … Continue reading

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Conflict Poem: “Simplify Me When I am Dead”: Keith Douglas (1920-44)

Keith Douglas probably the best British War Poet of the Second World War is often forgotten in the focus on the First World War Poets, so here is one of his best war poems. He was killed in action in … Continue reading

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Conflict Art: A Battery Shelled: Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957)

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Best Books on Conflict

Several people have recently asked me for a bibliography of books that have helped shaped my view of how to handle conflict. Here are some of them and as you will see many of them are not directly about conflict, … Continue reading

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