Acting-Out Politics

Weblog opens discussion about the psychology of Bushmerican style of behavior.

“Manipulative, dishonest and lacking empathy – the traits that describe a psychopath – aren’t pleasant. But the idea that they are also fiendishly clever isn’t accurate… Because many psychopaths are charming and manipulative, people have assumed they often also have above-average intelligence. Psychologists term this the ‘Hannibal Lecter myth’. Psychopaths are impulsive, have run-ins with […]

“Hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, his administration removed the page on climate change from the White House website and published a new page, An America First Energy Plan… This plan says Trump will roll back two key elements of Obama’s environmental policy: the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the […]

Social Status Alters Immune System (Low Rank In The Group Leads to Inflammation) “Human health and longevity are linked to Socio-economic status… This link persists regardless of factors such as access to decent health care or clean water… Low-ranking monkeys had different proportions of immune system cells circulating in their blood… And in some of […]

It Seems That For The Political Elites There Is No Other Way Beside Idealistic Slogans To Mobilize The Masses To Fight To Death For A “Future Better Life” Russian “socialists’” with their icon-on-banner dream of a “communist” future for humankind is the first example of inspiring idealistic bubble in those who followed the solemn project […]

Regressed Perception Of The World As A Primordial Womb For A Fascist Person As A Predatory Pseudo-Embryo “Fascist” here means anti-humane, anti-nature and pro-power through weapons and money Regressed (in a fascist way) perception of life (and other people) transforms the world into something like a giant “womb” – the object of unconditional consumption, which […]

“Trump makes ‘an inordinate number’ of false claims, according to FactCheck.org. Another website, PolitiFact.com, looked into 158 claims made by Trump since the start of his campaign and found that four out of five were at best ‘mostly false.’…. It is the narrative that is attracting the users, not the content (Quattrociocchi’s most recent study) […]

“Teenage Blood Has Power to Restore Youth” (Article in “New Scientist Weekly”), New Scientist, Nov, 19, 2016 “Blood plasma from young people has rejuvenated old mice, boosting their memory, cognition and physical activity. The method shows promise for use in people… Earlier research found that injecting old mice with plasma – the liquid part of […]

In the 1960, the sugar industry paid Harvard University nutrition experts to downplay studies linking sugar to heart disease. The documents – which include correspondence, symposium programs and annual reports – show that the Sugar Research Foundation (its name at the time) paid professors who wrote a two part review in 1967 in the New […]

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