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Our global community. A human being is a social creature. The denial of that part of our nature has major consequences. (04/06/2003)
An example community - a large city To illustrate our social structure: consider Detroit from a view high in the sky. (04/06/2003)
Cultural Maturity Does America have the cultural maturity to sustain our prosperity or are we headed for collapse? (09/25/2005)
Righteous Mind in a Group Critical points missed in the book by Jonathan Haidt (10/07/2012)
Social Evolution Can contemporary society evolve to avoid the imminent disaster as power is concentrated among only a few? (04/28/2013)
Social Equilibrium Globalization has disrupted any earlier social equilibrium and it is unclear what form it will take when stabilized again. (06/16/2013)
Social Classes Mankind over its history does not manage well the lower levels of a hierarchy. (11/10/2013)
Studies of Behavior, Class, and Power Most people are aware of the adage “absolute power corrupts absolutely” but there have been a number of academic studies that reveal just what that means in terms of different behaviors. (01/09/2014)
Infant Social Development Recent studies reveal social interaction is a critical aspect of an infant’s development when less than a year old. (01/10/2015)
Culture Conceives Religion The culture defines the religion for its community. Historically many cultures spawned a polytheistic religion but more recently a few cultures spawned monotheistic religions, most notably Christianity and Islam. Both religions are individualistic, with the individual’s concern over the afterlife taking precedence over concerns of society.(02/01/2015)
Racism, Fear, and Hate The many recent stories of police murdering blacks and the recent investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department reveal the pervasive racism in our American society. (03/08/2015)
Culture of Fear The recent terrorist acts in America maintain a culture of fear. These false flag operations maintain a strategy of tension, so the American campaign for world empire remains unaffected by the electorate. (12/30/2015)
Introverts Comments about the highly recommended book Quiet by Susan Cain, a book about introverts in modern society. (04/02/2016)
Hard Wired to Compare Our inherent capacity for empathy means we are hard wired to compare ourselves to others, to always relate to others. (04/03/2016)
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