Why do we differ. 3. Life Narratives.

This is the third of a mini series discussing why we differ about our political views. The first addressed a biological component, the second a personality traits component and the third is the creation of a life story. People construct life narratives. Dan McAdams is...

No Country for this Old Man

I sometimes wonder if I’m living in the right country. I wake up, and it seems that as soon as I connect to the ‘world’ via any media – be that radio, TV, or even Twitter and Facebook – I am confronted by some pretty uncomfortable and...

God, Harry and St George. Part 5

This is last, part 5, of a 5 part series. George Lakoff’s ‘Strict Father‘ In ‘Don’t think of an Elephant‘ and ‘The Political Mind’, Lakoff attempts to describe the link between our values, what they are based in, and our political views. To do that...