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The Pathology of Paranoia: Sigmund Freud meets the Radical Right

As I continue to interact with people from the radical right who seem to see the world from such a different perspective as I do, I desperately want to understand what drives them. The disconnect on our mutual perspectives manifested itself recently in an exchange about gun rights. Among the normal rants about guns not […]

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Rudyard Kipling Meets the Tea Party

Ever since the moniker “Tea Party” came upon the scene, I’ve been fascinated with the people who identify with it.  So many of the people screaming about “government handouts” were, in fact, taking a lot of them themselves.  Of course, in the United States today, all of us benefit greatly from government services and investment.   […]

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