Refusing to Wear a Mask Is a Uniquely American Pathology

  There is another layer—even above and beyond a denial of facts and science—that must be at play: There is a narcissistic obsession with being seen and recognized that feels quintessentially American, even in situations of life and death.  by Dahlia Lithwick May 20, 2020 The obsession with individualism and the misinterpretation of constitutional freedom collide … Continue reading Refusing to Wear a Mask Is a Uniquely American Pathology

Us and Them

From newborns to nation states, we trust similarity. We love our friends, but does this mean we must hate those who are different? by Marek Cohn edited by O Society September 25, 2019 We come into the world with open minds, ready to tune in to whatever language or culture surrounds us. But as we lock on … Continue reading Us and Them

Trump Cannot be a Fascist Because His Only Ideology is ‘Me’

An authoritarianism expert reveals why Trump shirked scheduled visit to US military cemetery in Paris, but has time for Putin. by Tom Boggioni  RawStory Nov 11, 2018 Sarah Kendzior, an expert in authoritarian regimes, says Donald Trump’s actions in Paris, where he passed on honoring U.S. war dead because of the weather but has found time … Continue reading Trump Cannot be a Fascist Because His Only Ideology is ‘Me’

Solipsism: What the Hell is Wrong with Donald Trump?

(WTHIWWDT?!? part 1) In the beginning, we all knew he was crazy, including his own people. His people - the Trumpets -  find him an entertaining champion, don't they? It's as if they revel in his bonkersness, isn't it? The difficult thing for most people to understand is Trumpets don't support Donald Trump in spite … Continue reading Solipsism: What the Hell is Wrong with Donald Trump?