Category Archives: groupthink
Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This article was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com Before I jump into this subject matter, I should probably address a common misconception among people who are new to liberty movement activism. The first time people hear about the concept of the “false left/right paradigm,” they […]
The 7 Walls of Your Mental Prison: Mike Adams “Counterthink” Video Teaches You the Art of Mental Freedom
This article was originally published by Mike Adams at NaturalNews.com Most people live inside mental prisons, afraid to venture outside the walls that define the “boundaries” of socially acceptable ideas or speech. There are seven walls that define your mental prison, and there are seven enforcers who keep you imprisoned. Those seven enforcers use seven weapons to destroy any thoughts of […]
This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge Fresh off his move to Los Angeles, and a profile in the New York Times where he defended President Donald Trump and lashed out at the pervasive groupthink that drove him out of Silicon Valley, billionaire venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel sat for an interview with […]
Authored by Robert Parry via ConsortiumNews.com, Arriving behind the anti-Trump “resistance” and the Russia-gate “scandal” is a troubling readiness to silence dissent in the U.S., shutting down information that challenges Official Narratives… A stark difference between today’s Washington and when I was here as a young Associated Press correspondent in the late 1970s and the […]
This podcast was originally published on January 5, 2011
Looking back at the carnage created by the bursting of the credit bubble, it’s natural to scratch your head and ask "How did we ever let that happen?". Behavioral economics exists to answer questions like this.
Last week Chris sat down with Dan Ariely, gallivanting behavioral-economics-researcher-extraordinaire, who is breathing new life into this previously obscure field of study. The resulting interview is full of fresh, non-intuitive insights and shines light on how the human brain is often hard-wired for irrational action when it comes to money.
One of the key takeaways for us was how Dan’s research provides an empirical explanation for why inflation will likely win the day: our mental programming leads us to prefer behavior that favors it.