Cognitive Dissonance

RIP, Monty Hall: The Time Everyone "Corrected" The World's Smartest Woman

Marilyn vos Savant was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the "World's Highest IQ," but when she politely responded to a reader's inquiry on the Monty Hall Problem, a then-relatively-unknown probability puzzle, she never could've imagined what would unfold: though her answer was correct,  she received over 10,000 letters, many from noted scholars and Ph.Ds, informing her that she was a hare-brained idiot.

Pentagon Denounces American Nazis While Arming Ukrainian Nazis

What makes the Pentagon’s response to Swastika-flag-waving American Nazis rather bizarre is that this week the US Defense Secretary, General James Mattis, is reportedly traveling to Ukraine where he is to sign over shipments of lethal weapons to the armed forces of the Kiev regime. That regime openly glorifies Ukrainian regiments that collaborated with the Nazi Third Reich during the World War Two.

US Policy Paradox: How To Lose Friends And Influence Nothing

"...while pundits argue over whether [actions] are part of a larger American geo-strategic plan to sow confusion or simply an inexperienced Trump administration that cannot decide if it is coming or going, the wider world is more concerned with the effect than the cause..."

Dilbert's Scott Adams Explains "How To Know You're In A Mass Hysteria Bubble"

"The reason you can’t easily identify what-the-hell is going on in the country right now is that a powerful mass hysteria is in play. If you see the signs after I point them out, you’re probably not in the hysteria bubble. If you read this and do NOT see the signs, it probably means you’re trapped inside the mass hysteria bubble."

Venezuela: Dictatorship, Collapse, And Consequence

"What's happening in Venezuela is a microcosm of the socialist cancer in action... It is not some self-contained rarity, it is the common and predictable outcome of a society based on collectivist servitude and false promises of equality."

"Psycho"

"In the end, fundamentals always win. But in the short term, markets are Psycho..."