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The Big Lie

Social Psychologists have studied the phenomenon of the “Big Lie” for generations.  The Big Lie is a version of the “foot-in-the-door” phenomenon.  Simply put, the foot in the door phenomenon occurs when a salesperson engages us in a discussion.  Once … Continue reading

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The Insidious Lie

It seems that Americans have developed increasingly shorter memories. People like columnist Steve Chapman of Tribune Media Services (Minneapolis Star Tribune, 5/11/08) want us to believe that the war in Iraq was unnecessary since “In the 12 years after the … Continue reading

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The United Nations: Its a Small World After All?

Steven J. Boxmeyer wrote the following in the December 13, 2004 Minneapolis StarTribune: “Mention the U.N. to the average left-winger, and in that person’s mind’s eye images of the flags of the world stream past. Happy music plays in the … Continue reading

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Science for Sale or Rent

Science for sale or rent, no phone, no pool, no pets, ain’t got no cigarettes…. Darn, I got lost there with the old song, “King of the Road”. But in reality, science IS for sale in the 21st Century (as … Continue reading

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