Posts tagged cross-cultural psychology

Monday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://everybodyslibraries.com/2010/06/20/how-we-talk-about-the-president-a-quick-exploration-in-google-books/">How we talk about the president: A quick exploration in Google Books. John Mark Ockerbloom, <cite>Everybody&#39;s Libraries</cite> (2010-06-20)</a>. <q>On The Online Books Page, I’ve been indexing a collection of memorial sermons on President Abraham Lincoln, all published shortly after his assassination, and digitized by Emory University.  Looking through them, I was struck by how often Lincoln was referred to as “our Chief Magistrate”.  That’s a term you don’t...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-09.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/reason/DailyBrickbats/~3/zyhd6yQk0JQ/nibbling-away">Nibbling Away. <cite>Daily Brickbats</cite> (2010-07-09)</a>. The War on the Informal Sector (Cont'd.): $2,000 to sell salsa. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-09.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/reason/DailyBrickbats/~3/g2tyTPyqKrI/leave-it-to-the-professionals">Leave It to the Professionals. <cite>Daily Brickbats</cite> (2010-07-09)</a>. Government Vs. Public Safety and Human Decency <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-09.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aidthoughts.org/?p=1359">Unity and Fragmentation. Ranil Dissanayake, <cite>Aid Thoughts</cite> (2010-07-08)</a>. <q>I was in Cape Town last week for the World Cup, and watched the Ghana – Uruguay quarterfinal in the FIFA Fan Fest there, together with several thousand supports from South Africa and abroad. For those who have missed it, Ghana lost in controversial circumstances, and the trend of blatant...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-09.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2010/07/10/ideas-that-stick-with-you/">Ideas That Stick With You. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2010-07-10)</a>. <q>Under the feudal system, rights to one’s person were alienable (swearing fealty to a lord was irrevocable) while rights to land often weren’t (a feudal lord couldn’t sell his estate, as it belonged in perpetuity to his heirs) – the exact reverse of the rights system that most libertarians advocate....</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-07-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://takebacktheland.blogspot.com/2010/07/takebackthelandorg-one-dc-liberates.html">{takebacktheland.org} ONE DC Liberates Land in Nation&#39;s Capital. Max Rameau, <cite>takebacktheland</cite> (2010-07-10)</a>. <q>VIEW FULL STORY PICTURES AND NEWS CLIPS ON TAKEBACKTHELAND.ORG http://www.takebacktheland.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=newsstory&amp;newsletterID=162Metro DC police plan to evict community from Tent City on Monday July 12 Community organization ONE DC &quot;liberated&quot; a vacant lot in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC on the afternoon of Saturday, July 10, 2010. The contentious Parcel 42,...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-07-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://neuroanthropology.net/2010/07/10/we-agree-its-weird-but-is-it-weird-enough/">We agree it’s WEIRD, but is it WEIRD enough? gregdowney, <cite>Neuroanthropology</cite> (2010-07-10)</a>. <q>The most recent edition of Behavioral and Brain Sciences carries a remarkable review article by Joseph Henrich, Steven J. Heine and Ara Norenzayan, ‘The weirdest people in the world?’ The article outlines two central propositions; first, that most behavioural science theory is built upon research that examines intensely a narrow...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-07-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://inciteblog.wordpress.com/2010/07/11/sistersong-spark-and-sisterlove-defeat-sb-529/">SISTERSONG, SPARK, and SisterLove Defeat SB 529. <cite>INCITE! Blog</cite> (2010-07-11)</a>. Victory in Georgia. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-07-11.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://flipfloppingjoy.com/2010/07/09/the-politics-of-apology/">the politics of apology. bfp, <cite>flip flopping joy</cite> (2010-07-09)</a>. <q>i read this post by macha at VL, and just about threw up. i’m just sick, sick, watching those videos. (long story short, a woman was attacked by men for talking shit about men she slept with). the videos show the attacks on this woman—one is of men slapping her,...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-07-11.)</em></p></li>