Open Minds would like to give a shout-out to bestselling author Cass R. Sunstein and his new book, Conformity. In the book, “Sunstein argues that the key to making sense of living in this fractured [...]

The Human Side of Extremism

It is now exactly one year ago that I was doing research on the Greek island of Corfu into the electorate of the extreme-right, neo-Nazi, and openly racist political party ‘Golden Dawn’. In the shadow [...]

Why We Love Tyrants – an Opinion

Today's post is a response to this essay in Aeon. I found this article to be both interesting and well-written.  It reinforced the need to develop critical thinking throughout society as an inoculation against undue influence.  [...]

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