- Jul 2022
Hayek makes a moral argument that government's attempts to control the economy enslave its people.
Philip Booth: When we give more and more power to the state, gradually there is an erosion of, first, economic freedom
- May 2022
enslaved black women in the U.S. developed abortifacients – drugs that induce abortions – and abortion practices as means to stop pregnancies after rapes by, and coerced sexual encounters with, white male slave owners.
- Jan 2022
Drury, P. J. (2021, December 31). the crowd: Three forms of Covid leadership. The Crowd. https://drury-sussex-the-crowd.blogspot.com/2021/12/three-forms-of-covid-leadership.html
- identity leadership
- common sense
- collective response
- societal level
- social distancing
- vaccination programme
- coercive leadership
- public health measures
- laissez faire leadership
- Sep 2021
We don't need the threat of repo men to keep you paying your car note – miss a Tesla payment and your car will phone home and lock its doors. When the tow arrives, it will flash its lights, honk its horn and back out of its parking space for repossession.
The technology in advanced cars like the Tesla can be used for repossessing them. Is this an intended or unintended consequence?
- Aug 2021
Covid passports could work – but coercion is doomed to fail | Melinda Mills | The Guardian. (n.d.). Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/aug/02/covid-passports-government-vaccine?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
- behavioral science
- young people
- COVID passport
- vaccine mandate
- Mar 2021
“There is very little incentive for Microsoft to make a significant change to features that are used extremely widely by the rest of the massive community of Excel users.”
Microsoft did the right thing here. Most users are not geneticists and they rely on automatic date conversion.
- Jun 2020
Michie, Susan, Robert West, M. Brooke Rogers, Chris Bonell, G. James Rubin, and Richard Amlôt. “Reducing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in the UK: A Behavioural Science Approach to Identifying Options for Increasing Adherence to Social Distancing and Shielding Vulnerable People.” British Journal of Health Psychology n/a, no. n/a. Accessed May 25, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12428.