Tag Archives: Trump panic

Thoughts on the “insult issue”, of insults, and the response to insults, in the 2016 Presidential election and since – revealing aspects of the American character

Here are some thoughts I had about the situation after the 2016 Presidential election (I don’t know what to make of some of these thoughts though).  Keep in mind that these are looked at from a sociological point of view, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how to watch the news media with remarks about problems associated with news media

Recently, I have thought a lot on the news media and how one should watch it.  This has been prompted especially by the nonsense, panic, and hysteria that surrounds President Trump recently (see my article “Thoughts on a media-induced mass … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a media-induced mass hysteria . . . the “Trump panic”

Before I say anything I need to emphasize that this article is not about politics and is not, therefore, a political inquiry.  This article is about the phenomena of social hysteria and is, as a result, a sociological/psychological inquiry.  In … Continue reading

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