Tag Archives: Psychology

Are things really better today? Why can’t we go back?

In a post to Waiting for the Storm .com  I discussed how representative government made sense in 1776 when mail was delivered by horse and most citizens couldn’t read, but the need no longer applies. @lookingforthemeaning replied “is the communication … Continue reading

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A Crisis of Responsibility

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from flavian: Why fight me ? Because I want freedom ? Real freedom ? The kind we never had before ? … Continue reading

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Psychology of Fear Drives Society

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from Dmanic: This [the OWS demand list] is a great list and encompasses pretty much all of the current practices that … Continue reading

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A New Declaration of Independence

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from fivefingers: “Demands” is the wrong word. (It makes OWS sound unjustified and is a word associated with other words like … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Leadership

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from CST: before we change the wall st and white house we gotta change OWS community, http://occupywallst.org/forum/decentralization-of-leadership-at-top-levels-of-oc/ Nanook: Centralization – Decentralization … Continue reading

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How Can We Reduce Violence?

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. To achieve non-violence, it is not sufficient to limit weapons and “promote” non-violent methods. Recent discoveries in brain organization and human psychology explain how world-wide human culture … Continue reading

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The National Opinion Census

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand summary list. This comment speaks to an important need. A system I came up with to address the transparency issue I call the National Opinion Census. ( Discussed in … Continue reading

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Universal Healthcare and Fear Based Psychology

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from progresseachday: Michael Moore in the film “Sicko” does a good job showing how communism is demonized and how universal health … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from dyck: We are the people AND the government. Think about how, if many of us are always thinking about ourselves, … Continue reading

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How To Provide Much More Freedom For All

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from DAN1: Good Morning “flavian”. Thanks for replying. I agree with your viewpoint about “forcing cooperation”. That is really not cooperation … Continue reading

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