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  •  I finished it over the weekend, too. (1+ / 0-)
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    Caroline W

    I couldn't put it down, not even for food. It cuts through all the haze we have created attempting to figure out why these people are so absolutely divorced from reality.

    There are two main aspects to his work, however, that we need to keep in mind; a) the psychology of the followers (the High RWAs), and, b) the Double Highs who manipulate them (people with both high RWA and high Social Dominance test scores). I hope his work produces a generally accepted method for identifying Double Highs and excluding them from public service due to the inherent pathology in their thinking.

    -6.38/-3.79::'A man is incapable of comprehending any argument that interferes with his revenues.' Descartes

    by skrymir on Mon Mar 19, 2007 at 12:12:36 PM PDT

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