April 19, 2019

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The Moebius Strip of Opposing Cognitive Egocentrism

April 11, 2019 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2019/04/11/the-moebius-strip-of-opposing-cognitive-egocentrism/The following is from Part II, chapter 3 of my book: They’re so Smart cause we’re so Stupid: A Medievalist’s Guide to the 21st Century. I post in here to help a friend addressing the cognitive egocentrism cum supersessionism of the Anglican Church. Cognitive Egocentrism In the late 60s, psychologist David Elkind published his findings of adolescent boys and […]

“One Man’s Terrorist…” Book excerpt prompted by Ahlam Tammimi

April 3, 2019 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2019/04/04/one-mans-terrorist-book-excerpt-prompted-by-ahlam-tammimi/This excerpt from Part I, chapter 2 of my book They’re So Smart cause we’re so stupid, on the way media handled the problem of using the word terrorism in response to 9-11. I put it up now in response to the claim of Ahlam Tammimi, a […]

On Media Coverage of Recent Exchanges of Fire between Israel and Gaza

March 26, 2019 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2019/03/26/on-media-coverage-of-recent-exchanges-of-fire-between-israel-and-gaza/The following is an excerpt from my book ms., They’re So Smart cause We’re so Stupid: A Medievalist’s Guide to the 21st century. From: Part II: the Players, Chapter 5: Lethal Journalism Compliance with Palestinian Media Protocols It has become increasingly clear over the last decades […]

HardTalk’s Stephen Sackur: Bully and Wimp

February 11, 2019 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2019/02/11/hardtalks-stephen-sackur-bully-and-wimp/Steven Sackur of HardTalk thinks he’s tough on everyone. But when it comes to the Middle East he’s out of his depth dealing with the Palestinians and Israelis. He’s a wimp with one and a […]

Omertà in Action: The Cannibal Strategy and Shati Refugee Shelling

December 21, 2018 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2018/12/21/omerta-in-action-the-cannibal-strategy-and-shati-refugee-shelling/Omertà in Action: The Cannibal Strategy and Shati Refugee Shelling The following is an excerpt from my book ms, They’re So Smart cause We’re so Stupid: A Medievalist’s Guide to the 21st Century, Part II, chapter 5: “Lethal Journalism.” To add to the dossier […]

On Corbyn, Maté, Useful Infidels and Yidiots

December 13, 2018 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2018/12/13/on-corbyn-mate-useful-infidels-and-yidiots/In response to one of my tweets, a friend wrote: Yikes! A fuller exposition by you here would be welcome and persuasive.  While twitter is a fave with our current President, it is not really […]

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