This Is How Your Outreach Becomes Affected By False Consensus Bias

We tend to base our answers, assumptions, and perceptions on our collective experiences. If you’ve never talked to a wide selection of black people about their run-ins with police, judges, etc, you’ll assume more about how blacks views the issue of politic brutality. If you’ve never made the effort to discover what particular people think […]

Why You Gotta Be So Negative: Fortune Telling & Political Analysis

Let me guess, you think America is going to hell in a hand basket if Hillary or Trump gets elected. Where you stand on Trump decides where you stand on that question. Is Trump the worst, or is Hillary? Does America stand a chance of surviving with either of them president? I’ll give you a […]

Negatively Labeling Political Groups Based On The Actions Of A Few

This is a common occurrence in politics. It’s so common, no one seems to care how twisted the logic is. If a member of a political movement acts out of line, the opposition will rush to vilify the entire movement on the basis of that one member. This is what’s called Labeling. It’s one of […]

23 “Obama’s Katrinas” & Counting, Each One As Politically Pathetic As The Last

6,900,000,000,000 gallons of rain in one week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. And as always, it quickly becomes political. Republicans have already started up the “Obama’s Katrina” political blame machine, saying Obama failed in somehow in this natural disaster. He hasn’t showed his face in Baton Rouge, he’s still vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard, and so on. […]

Next Time, Ask Them How Their Policy Works (& Watch Them Become More Malleable)

Have you ever tried to get to bottom of why someone believes “A” over “B” and it just turns into a big mess? They get emotionally charged, and won’t listen to a lick of criticism from you. Their eyes gloss over, their head shakes back and forth, and they get really expressive. Conversation, over. Now […]

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