Tue.Sep 22, 2020

In Defense of Cognitive Psychology

Clark Quinn

A recent Donald Clark post generated an extension from Stephen Downes. I respect both of these folks as people and as intellects, but while I largely agreed with one, I had a challenge with the other. So here’s a response, in defense of cognitive psychology. The caveat is that my Ph.D.

weird stuff

Harold Jarche

Fiction sometimes explains reality in a much better way. “Corvallis had asked the usual questions about job title and job description. Richard [CEO] had answered simply, “Weird stuff.”

On Moral Politics

Doc Searls

I spent 22 minutes while exercising the other day holding forth on what @GeorgeLakoff says in his 1996 book Moral Politics: What Conservatives Know That Liberals Don’t , (also in his expanded 2016 edition subtitled How Liberals and Conservatives Think ).