I got four A+’s this semester! :)
I have a libertarian roommate that supports indigenous culture. …just...– Everett Tucker
Internet Sales Tax Bill Passes
Washington Post: U.S. Senate passes traditional-retailer-lobbied Internet sales tax bill with vote of 69 to 27
Final MKTG 203 Grade
Final grade for Mktg 203, Introduction to Marketing = 101.8% :)
Extra Credit FTW
Final grade for Govt 150, American Political Issues = 102.6%
Spring 2013 Political Science Classes = Check!
Boom. Final took about 40 minutes. Done with Govt 100, American National Government and Govt 150, American Political Issues. :)
Alright, finished off my American National Government class with the final exam today. Hope the professor takes the time to add “+” to my A. :)
Scientific American: Why People Believe in...
Sander van der Linden, in a Scientific American post, reviews the environment of conspiracism and psychology detailing the correlates with adhering to the conspiracist world-view as: believing in other contradictory conspiracies; “higher-order beliefs” (such as general distrust of authority); rejection of mainstream science; and disengagement from society and politics, which they...
After everything I’ve been through, the last thing I’m going to...– Richard Finney
FBI wants mandatory backdoor into Facebook and...
In what the FBI’s lawyers call the “going dark” problem, they claim without mandatory “wiretapping backdoors” the FBI would be forced to shut down investigations, with proposals for “…a kind of digital-age wiretap that could read, for instance, Facebook messages or Gchats.” Read at Ars Technica http://mys.tc/2m6
Christian Settlers in Jamestown Colony Resorted to... →
In the most interesting anthropological / american history article I’ve read in a while, Joseph Stromberg of Smithsonian Magazine details how English settlers in the “American” Jamestown colony resorted to cannibalism during the “Starving Time,” for the first time giving physical evidence to written allusions of cannibalism [and explicit mentions of consuming dug-up corpses] by the settlers...
Religion as a psychological disorder?
Should psychologists adopt the schemata of religious ideology to fulfill the goals of psychological science? Religion and psychology have a contentious past. As modern psychologists are distancing themselves from Freud’s psychoanalytic examination of religion(s), we are discovering that the culture of religion, and the belief it creates, is ripe for a grounded and scientific analysis by way of...
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Sorry for the glitch, folks! MysticPolitics.com is back after a quick squabble with our host. :)
So while I was doing that psy report last-minute, I take a smoke break outside and step on a broken beer bottle- start gushing blood everywhere. So I gotta stop writing and tend to my perforated foot for about an hour. Gimping around with a hastily bound appendage I managed to waddle to class and turn in my paper. I’ll post it up on Mystic Politics tmrw so ya’ll can read it. Nite.
Religion as Psychosis?
Working on my Psy Final. Paper is on a psychological disorder or phenomena. I chose religious psychosis and religious delusion. :)
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at...– Henry David Thoreau
Court rejects plea for access to Bradley Manning...
Josh Gerstein: “The decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces came on a bid by journalists to gain access to legal filings and court orders in the court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who’s accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of military reports and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks. In a sharply divided ruling, the appeals court ruled, 3-2, that it had no...
Hackers from the group Anonymous have claimed responsibility for an attack on...