Psychology article about how those who question the prevailing world-view are always thought of as crazy. I think this may hit home for many of us in the liberty movement, whistle blowers, voluntaryist, etc.. And it will hopefully spark some interesting conversation too.Read more »
A Tennessee man's firearms are taken. Read more here:Read more »
A Vice President with the National Association of Chiefs of Police suggests that forensic personality evidences points toward politicians and serial killers sharing the same personality profiles.Read more »
When it comes to personal relationships, one of the top indicators of how well it will go is politics. Hey, freedom oriented guys need freedom oriented gals and vice versa. I guess it really doesn't matter so much how a person looks, it's what's on the inside that counts.Read more »
One of psychology’s most respected journals has agreed to publish a paper presenting what its author describes as strong evidence for extrasensory perception, the ability to sense future events. This is likely an attempt to shed light on a faulty peer-review and publishing process.Read more »
Through a recent grant made by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award Program, Dr. William J. Tyler is an Assistant Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University has developed an ultrasound technique capable of interfacing with the human brain to treat diseases and control information processing. A portion of the initial work has been supported by the U.S.Read more »
Halting mass violence, including terrorism, requires a political will to address the problem at its roots. That requires western nations to revise their foreign policies in ways that do not generate and sustain cycles of violence. Unfortunately, such political will appears unlikely at this stage of human history.
A solution might be reachable to some extent by raising public awareness of these issues and bringing pressure to bear upon governments. People also need to see how their consent to wars is manufactured through disinformation.Read more »
The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in Canton, MA, uses cruel "aversive therapy" on children with autism, depression, and mental retardation. It's the only school in the US that allows painful shocks of children, sometimes tying them down for long sessions of shocks. None of these "aversive therapies" have ever been proven to work with the mentally ill children who are forced into the JRC.
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Some people call libertarians childish, yet Norwegian researchers just found out that most children actually start out as little socialists, and the more they mature, the more they think people deserve unequal rewards for their individual achievments. It looks like those that are still socialists in adulthood might be the childish ones.Read more »
Scientists have identified areas of the brain that, when damaged, lead to greater spirituality. The findings hint at the roots of spiritual and religious attitudes, the researchers say. Self-transcendence "reflects a decreased sense of self and an ability to identify one's self as an integral part of the universe as a whole," the researchers explain.Read more »
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