Monthly Archives: November 2016

WHOSE FAULT IS IT ANYWAY?

“In social psychology, the fundamental attribution error, also known as the correspondence bias or attribution effect, is the tendency for people to place an undue emphasis on internal characteristics of the agent (character or intention), rather than external factors, in … Continue reading

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SOCIAL CAPITAL (the changing tides in America)

When I was growing up in the 60s my father was the General Manager of a 5 and 10 store in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. I remember one night when he came home and told us the story of a young … Continue reading

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THE LONELY AMERICAN

Robert Putman’s “Bowling Alone” Should send a signal to all of us that something has gone horribly wrong with America.While some scholars may be critical of Putman’s work, many resonate with the accuracy of his assessment. One of Solomon’s proverbs illustrates this: “the rich … Continue reading

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