A Proper Gander At Propaganda


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This website exists to serve as public resource for reverse imagineering world-wide culture, one that takes a critical look at the numerous artifacts and other types of relics that represent our shared collective international heritage. This blog is dedicated to examining social engineering and the use of tax funded governmental propaganda, and the mainstream media, as international human resource management tools.

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Cognitive Biases That Undergird Tribalism: The Polarized Mind


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Cognitive Biases That Undergird Tribalism: The Polarized Mind

"In-group favoritism, sometimes known as in-group–out-group bias, in-group bias, or intergroup bias, is a pattern of favoring members of one's in-group over out- group members. This can be expressed in evaluation of others, in allocation of resources, and in many other ways. This interaction has been researched by many ..."

source: In-group favoritism - Wikipedia

"A cognitive bias is a mistake in reasoning, evaluating, remembering, or other cognitive process, often occurring as a result of holding onto one's preferences and beliefs regardless of contrary information. Psychologists study cognitive biasesas they relate to memory, reasoning, and decision-making."

source: Definition of Cognitive Bias | Chegg.com

Video: Enlightenment Now | Robert Wright & Steven Pinker [The Wright Show]

Some food for thought.

“1:15 Steve's new book, Enlightenment Now, and Bob's critique 9:30 Cognitive biases that undergird tribalism 18:51 Bob wants to crowdfund a meditation retreat for Steve, who is uncooperative 29:38 How Al Gore's climate change activism may have hurt his own cause 35:18 Is it crazy to suspect that there's a larger purpose unfolding through the workings of nature?”