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  • Richard C Brown

    Thanks Joseph P.

    "Enjoy" 

  • Joseph P

    Well, some people are into horror movies and such.  I guess it could be entertainment for them.  ^.^

  • sk8eycat

    From DAILY KOS, re: the psychology of FAUX News watchers

    I want to read THIS book!

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/10/23/1338538/--The-Science-Of-F...

    The Core Thesis: Authoritarian people have a stronger emotional need for an outlet like Fox, where they can find affirmation and escape factual challenges to their beliefs.

    Insights from Chris Mooney’s book The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science and Real...

    Now I know this is going to raise all kinds of hackles but I find the book fascinating and the article referred to here does a reasonable strong job representing a research heavy 336 page tome. The Amazon Link provided provides  more insights in the reviews there. Here is one of them: "Drawing on a growing body of empirical research, he provides an intelligent, nuanced and persuasive account of how conservatives and liberals tend to differ at the level of psychology and personality" (Financial Times, April 2012)