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Entries by George Lakoff from 02/2010

A Good Week for Science (Or, What Eating Worms Reveals About Politics)

| Posted 02.21.2010 | Politics

In one experiment, the strength of blink reflexes to unexpected noises was measured and correlated with degrees of reactions to external threats. Conservatives reacted considerably more strongly than liberals.

Health Means Life; Health Means Freedom

| Posted 02.22.2010 | Politics

Where the conservatives argue loss of freedom and life, the administration has been giving policy wonk arguments about economic and pragmatic policy details that the public cannot understand.