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September 19, 2017

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Fake Friends, Pseudo Intellectuals, and Background Characters: The Sociological Story of Us – PART I

This is Part 1 of “Fake Friends, Pseudo Intellectuals, and Background Characters: The Sociological Story of Us”, a 3 part miniseries on JosephKaminski.org which serves as a description of people to avoid. There are sociological, psychological, and philosophical references to functionalism, individualism, and the effects of ‘negative people’ on the ‘typical’ persons’ mental health; and

The Emoji Bible: Perpetuating Bullshit

I’m not happy with this. It’s not cool, it’s not hip, it’s not worth anything. It’s some fad that’s going to take the internet by storm and stay there to remain a sociological “slang” in our culture. I guarantee we’ll start seeing emoji quotes everywhere, because of the importance of finding loopholes in character limits mixing with pure and sheer laziness.

Color Psychology.

The Psychology of Color

Have you ever wondered about the colors you see on a day to day basis? Have you ever wondered what exactly about colors interest your mind to the point where you perceive objects with more color as intriguing? Have you ever wondered if your shade of red is the same shade as everyone else’s shade of red, or that perhaps the color spectrum might be flipped for everyone except for you? Have you wondered why those marketing advertisements work wonders on your subconscious?

Richard Spencer, Neo-Nazi

The #FlyingWhileBlack Conspiracy

On Friday, March 25th, Imani Cezanne, a self-proclaimed poet and activist, got on board an American Airlines plane to fly to Atlanta. After an apparent skirmish with a flight attendant, she found herself removed from the plane and consequently banned from ever flying on the airline again. Cezanne, fuming with anger, immediately went to Twitter to start up a thread of what has been labeled as “flying while black”…among many other things.

Sanders Supporters: Emotional Investment and Political Reasoning

Now, I’m a Bernie Sanders supporter — if that’s not obvious — yet I still get positive contact and correspondence from the Clinton fan-base whenever I post my opinions and thoughts towards the former Secretary of State and First Lady. From what the Internet, with sources such as Reddit, want you to believe is that Clinton supporters are brain dead and ignorant towards the “socialism” part of “Democratic socialism”. From over a years’ worth of commenting on both the Sanders and Clinton campaign, this is not the case.