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Retired organizational psychologist.

Author of "911!", The Devil's Marriage: Break Up the Corpocracy or Leave Democracy in the Lur ch; America's Oldest Professions: Warring and Spying; and Corporate Reckoning Ahead.

I may be aged but I am still an indefatigable foe of America's power elite who are ruining our nation and the world. If they wrongdoing and evildoing are not stopped there will be no humanity later this century. My newest book, "911!" explains why America needs rescued from the death grip of the power elite and proposes a detail plan for rescuing America and creating a new People's America.

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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 23, 2023
About Wishing My recent articles have delved into the nature of human nature covering the subjects-- thinking, believing and seeing, making choices, human life, and forgiveness. This brief article explores the human nature of wishing. As before, I will consult various "authorities" on the matter of wishing.
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Always Wanting More "Always wanting more" is an operational definition of "hedonism." This brief article is my "mea culpa." Inexplicably, I overlooked hedonism per se as a trait in my "psychoscope" of the evil superpower elite in America's corpocracy. This article seeks an answer to why our species is always wanting more.
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 11, 2023
On Human Nature: Thinking, Believing, and Seeing What is our very nature as human beings? Philosophers, poets, psychologists and other human beings ad nauseum down through the ages have addressed that question. Is it presumptuous or arrogant of me to chime in with my two cents? Or make it three cents since I will "only" tackle three attributes of human nature; thinking, believing, and seeing. To be sure, though, they comprise a big chunk of our human nature.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Making Choices This article explores making choices, a subject that is not nearly as simple or commonplace as it may seem. You will learn to calculate your own "liberty quotient" to give you an idea of how free you are to make choices. You will read about a silly psychological experiment in which the experimenters incorrectly concluded that "hubris," or being elated about having made a good choice, is not possible!
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 4, 2023
Human Life Dissected This short article discusses the author's non-mathematical equation of human life involving the person, the context on the left side and the resulting behavior and its consequences on the right side. The author then contrasts "dissection" with the late and famous psychologist B.F. Skinner's explanation of human life.
(70 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 28, 2023
The Social Psychology of Forgiveness I was prompted to write this article after reading an article by a very distinguished law professor, Martha Minnow. [1] She is a proponent of forgiveness as a substitute for vengeance. I am NOT a proponent of forgiveness for any purpose! I have thoroughly researched and pondered the matter. This short article gives you my day in court so to speak.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Millions of Protestors at the Whitehouse Fence: Laudable but Futile Neither protestors, even millions of them, and certainly not a civilly disobedient public could ever overthrow America's evil and unrivalled power elite and establish a new America with a true democracy serving the common good and at peace with the world. This article shows a way to avoid Doomsday for humanity including any readers' descendants later this century.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 29, 2022
The Charade of U.S.-Funded Research on Gun Control Despite spiraling gun violence and deaths, Congress remains chained to the gun and ammunition industries and their lobbyist, the National Rifle Association. Recently, though, Congress allowed funding of studies on how to reduce gun violence. What has followed is a charade of "silly science' studies, such as seeing whether turning vacant lots into civic gardens, e.g., will reduce firearm violence in Detroit.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 25, 2022
An Rx for the Human Condition and for Philanthropists This article briefly reviews the current human condition caused by the US corpocracy; recommends a prescription for philanthropists to follow toward improving dramatically the human condition in America; and proposes that philanthropists Bill Gates and/or Warren Buffett launch initiatives that would immeasurably improve the human condition in America, with overflows world-wide and would prevent Doomsday later this century.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 28, 2022
America needs a Grand Reset I wrote this article after reading Ellen Brown's article in this journal on the need for a "reset that serves the people." She knows that I have promoted her Public Banking Institute initiative enthusiastically in my books. What I want her and readers of this journal to know is that I disagree with her excessive concerns about national debt, her misreading of U.S. history, and her proposed solution for a reset.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Isms Cause Schisms Hardened beliefs are equivalent to hardened ideologies cast in immovable stone. Ideologies serve as useful rationalizations for people to act immorally. This article briefly examines theism, fascism, communism, economic isms, and racism.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Corporate Corruption of Education Revisited: The Case of Business Schools There are about 13,000 business schools in the world. In this article a tenured business school professor is interviewed who wrote a book exclaiming that they should all be shut down. And he hasn't been fired!
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 18, 2020
2020, the U.S. Democracy Corps, Achilles Heel, and the Distant Future The future of humanity may be lost if Public Enemy No. 1 is not stopped in its tracks. While it is the world's most powerful enemy, it has an Achilles Heel that can be targeted legally, peacefully, and successfully, but only if Americans unite to form a U.S. Democracy Corps.
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 1, 2020
The Only American Unbroken Record That Really Matters in the Long Run This article is its author's lamentations over the years he spent developing, presenting and then seeking people rich enough to contract out to one or more organizations and/or individuals to implement his plan, "Democracy Pow!er" to rescue America from its wrongdoing and evildoing power elite. Since nothing has happened, the author asks readers' advice on what to do next.
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 24, 2020
Three Monumental U.S. Crises and the Responses of Three U.S Presidents The contrast between how President Trump has handled the present pandemic crisis on the one hand and how two of his predecessors handled their own nationwide crises on the other hand is described.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The Great Divide: The Filthy Rich and the Rest of Us in Times of Calamity Any calamity, whether a natural disaster or a man-made one, perhaps more than any other large-scale event of grave consequence, shows the true, cruel character of America's power elite. They make most calamities and profit in doing so. And they flee from natural disasters while still managing to profit from them.
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 10, 2019
War: Ruminations and Ruinations The purpose of this article is straightforward, to make a convincing argument that war is neither unavoidable nor just nor inevitable. I start by "enlisting" (that word is not really meant to have military connotations) the "reinforcement" (ditto the first parenthetical) of luminaries down through the ages and what they have said against war. Following them, I give my research and analysis to back up my argument.
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(29 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 15, 2019
"911!" and 9/11: A Different Connection "911!" is the title of my new book. You immediately recognize the title as the nationwide telephone number to call for help or rescue. My choice of this title was deliberate. America and the world need to be rescued from the wrongdoing and evildoing by the power elite of America's corpocracy, or the Devil's marriage between Corporate America and Government America, with the latter the lackey of the former.
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(56 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 28, 2019
America's Power Elite and Their Evildoing Who exactly are these power elite? Their forebearers were the immigrant plutocrats, who invaded and stole land occupied by the first inhabitants. America has never been a democracy of self-rule. It has always been a corpocracy with the corporate power elite prevailing over the government's power elite.1 America's power elite are the evil doers of America's corpocracy.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 6, 2019
A Preface All but a tiny yet mighty group of Americans are at the top of the "Power Tower" The rest of use are at lower levels. The "les miserable" are at the very bottom. This book explains the power elite in detail and suggest ways to "level the living field" and turn the power tower into a power rectangle in which power is more evenly distributed.

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