Joe SixPack

About Bigotry

Taking AnotherLook at Bigotry Bigot: a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices. Especially: one who regards or treats the members of a group (such as a racial or ethnic group) with hatred and intolerance. (Merriam-Webster) Bigotry is on the rise all across America. Our increased attacks …

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Psychology and Democracy

Psychology and The Death of Democracy

The Psychology Behind the Death of Democracy How fear-mongering from the Right and counterproductive messaging from the Left trigger extremely dangerous responses in our subconsciousIt’s much worse than you think… “Truly, whoever can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities”Voltaire “The world is a dangerous place; not because of those who do evil, …

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The Psychology behind the Death of Democracy

The Psychology Behind the Death of Democracy How fear-mongering from the Right and counterproductive messaging from the Left trigger extremely dangerous responses in our subconsciousIt’s much worse than you think… The Psychology Behind the Death of Democracy [This DRAFT is a living document] “Truly, whoever can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities” – …

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Fear and Control

Creating Fear to Control Us “Truly, whoever can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities” – Voltaire None of us are born to hate.  We come into this world innocently, having no concept of “us versus them”. We are born with survival instincts of course, and they soon mature enough to make us wary …

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The Predator Class

NEW NEW The Predator Class is Devouring us

NEW NEW Predator Class You should know who is destroying everything Most Americans live harder and shorter lives because of the predator class.  In his 1956 book The Power Elite, sociologist Charles Wright Mills describes the “power elite” where the political establishment and corporate America manipulate and control us.  The “power elite” are much stronger …

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