The Reluctance to Think is the Problem with our Politics: Reacting to the Democratic Primary in February

Calico Jack – Thinking is hard

The Psy of Life

The problems that we face are complex. Our economy is complex. We don’t see the connection between Amazon and other online retailers and the closure of bookstores and malls. We don’t see the connection between the unwanted unwarranted tax cuts for the wealthy and our stagnate wages and our struggle for earning enough money to live day-to-day. We don’t see the connection between the gutting of our regulations and the destruction of our environment and the worsening climate change. We don’t see the connection between the election of a president and the Supreme Court and the protection of 80 years of progressive accomplishments.

Yet at one end of all these complex social and political equations lies something that is scary and threatening. The thought of losing the right to choose is frightening. The thought of the destruction that…

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