Tag Archive | prejudice

Bright Minds and Dark Attitudes

Lower Cognitive Ability Predicts Greater Prejudice Through Right-Wing Ideology and Low Intergroup Contact.  Gordon Hodson and Michael A. Busseri – Brock University Despite their important implications for interpersonal behaviors and relations, cognitive abilities have been largely ignored as explanations of prejudice. We proposed and tested mediation models in which lower cognitive ability predicts greater prejudice, […]

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Florida Town Faces Choice: Violate Supreme Court ruling or open meeting with Satanic prayer

Florida town’s choice: Violate Supreme Court ruling or open meeting with Satanic prayer (via Raw Story ) Less than three days after the Supreme Court ruled in Town of Greece v. Galloway that prayers before town meetings did not violate the Constitution’s ban on endorsing religion, a self-styled Satanist in Deerfield Beach, Florida has asked […]

Tryon Edwards Quotes

Tryon Edwards: “Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it; seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine” “Mystery is another name for our ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain “Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and […]