Category Archives: Controversial

Trouble understanding Trump? George Lakoff may help: “Idea Framing, Metaphors, and Your Brain”

Whether you agree with his politics should not keep you from learning from his research into language and how ideas are processed in the human brain. Video: http://sco.lt/8Vsl4T Advertisements

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis

When Will The World End? Artificial Intelligence Scientists Discuss Doomsday Plans In Arizona Desert

By Juliana Rose Pignataro Scientists have begun actively preparing for the end of the world. A group of experts met in the Arizona desert to discuss potential nightmare scenarios that could take place in the future and how humanity might … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Controversial, Cyber security, Science, Technology

Black Women in White America: Women’s History Revisited

In 1972, Dr. Gerda Lerner published her pioneering study “Black Women in White America.” That same year, Dr. Lerner and Dr. Joan Kelly Gadol were fighting to prove that women had a history worth recording by co-founding the oldest women’s … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Candidates, Congress, Controversial, Democracy, Elections, Political parties, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House, Women

How Republics End

By Paul Krugman, New York Times Lately I’ve been reading a lot about the ancient world. Initially, I have to admit, I was doing it for entertainment and as a refuge from news that gets worse with each passing day. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Political parties, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

By Craig Timberg The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining … Continue reading

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