Category: Social Change
|February 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
Even a US President’s wife studied the celestial bodies’ purported influence on human behavior and worldly events.
|January 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
In Big City, ripe with density, collisions abound. Yet density does a poor job of explaining innovation. What factor does better?
|January 2, 2014||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
Growing grain to drink beer did not by itself start cultivation. The brew still needed a party to be swilled in, to form some sort of bonds.
|December 19, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
Science fiction can barely stay ahead of science fact. Yet the pace of progress would be even faster if we had economic justice. Ready to win it?
|December 18, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
If you’re trying to convince someone who has a different set of beliefs than yours, do you maintain eye contact or dim your lights?
|December 12, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
To withdraw from the war on drugs takes courage. Maybe such openminded leaders will also consider recovery of ground rents.
|December 2, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
Will the new America make you happier? Are these trends inevitable? Can you influence them? Sure, why not? You got free will, right? And reason counts, right?
|November 29, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
Could revolutionaries be stalking the corridors of the economic cloister, shouting out with the old, demanding in with the new? Yes, but new what?
|November 28, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change, Thanksgiving|
We got a workweek and a weekend for play, our agrarian ancestors got a play-week and a work weekend. When do we say enough’s enough?
|November 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Crime, Social Change|
Imagine a falling incarceration rate spreading to the US. The prison-industrial complex sure wouldn’t be happy.
|November 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
People do change their minds, but under what circumstances?
|November 6, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
Picture yourself delivering the perfect presentation. Envision the ideal job interview. Sound compelling? Turns out that they often backfire. Many of us do better knowing why we could fail. Knowing why movements fail might help them get over the top.
|October 31, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
Even exposure to economic words inhibits compassion and concern for others, notes HuffPo, Oct 22, How do we balance self-interest with social interest? Share. “Share” is the root of community. Share our commonwealth, the worth of Earth.
|October 29, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
If you want to live in gender equality, there are the usual comfy countries plus some real surprises where gals are catching up to guys in learning and earning.
|October 28, 2013||Posted by Staff under Social Change|
Society changes, always. Some changes are for the better, some not. Some major changes now occurring might make life a lot better; everyone could get a slice of society’s surplus.