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Meanness

I Want Jeremy Yoder's Money

Baba Brinkman | Posted 09.24.2013 | Science
Baba Brinkman

In a recent blog post, University of Minnesota biology post-doc Jeremy Yoder takes a hatchet to my campaign to promote "Don't Sleep With Mean People" as the new Golden Rule of sex. He dismisses the concept as "inane pseudo-scientific claptrap."

Does Hate Live Among Us?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

If meanness and hate are ingrained, albeit unfortunate parts of human nature, we must create communities that reinforce our other natural tendencies toward kindness and against meanness.

Finding Our Inner Zombie

Carol Smaldino | Posted 12.21.2011 | Parents
Carol Smaldino

There is nothing funny about bullying, nothing funny about child suicide. And yet it's not merely humor but pretty full recognition of our less than friendly impulses, that can save us from the pent up kind.

Are We as a Culture on a Mean Streak? Do We Reason Just To Win?

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Critical argument in the U.S. media is no longer about seeking truth to correct or sustain our formative values; rather it is about winning so that others might lose. How do we find a way back?

Newsweek Poll: Is The Tide Turning?

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

What? Stupidity, lies, vicious policies now hurting GOP?...