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Boogaloo?

In my previous post, I mentioned “the boogaloo bois”. There’s some nuance here. In the context of who is responsible for violence in the protests, you’ll find that the term “boogaloo” is more of a movement than an organization — similar to how “antifa”, the anti-fascists, are a movement, and not an organization. A Washington Post article attempts […]

Parataxic Distortion

Hello. Sorry to start with a technical term, but it really is a point of order for the discussion. “Parataxic Distortion” is a high-falutin’ term for when we pigeonhole people due to a small amount of information we know about them. It is one of many “cognitive distortions” that can pollute clear thinking. For example, someone might express […]