American response to New Orleans was viewed through an exceedingly narrow lens. White America was shocked. Black responses were embedded within an understanding of what social theorists call structural racism.
A month ago, the military banned MySpace but not Facebook. This was a very interesting move because the division in the military reflects the division in high schools. Soldiers are on MySpace; officers are on Facebook.
people are more willing to accept bad psychology explanations if they include irrelevant brain facts...neuroscience is especially effective as a rhetorical distractor...seductive details...unlimited jargon...reductionist & materialist explanations...
Old (hearks way back to 2001, if you can believe it) and new, all at once. Some things never change. Guess the "torch" didn't consume all the "straw men," despite "craphound's" best efforts. This is still highly relevant. That's all.