There’s a phenomenon in psychology called the “true believer syndrome”. The paradigm example is analysed in a 1956 psychology classic called When Prophecy Fails. A Chicago housewife predicted that the world was going to be inundated by a great flood before dawn on December 21, 1954. At midnight, though, a flying saucer would come to […]
Some may say that nothing resembles a book by Xi Jinping more than another book by Xi Jinping, and they are published every two months or so. However, they are still worth a look, considering they are mandatory reading for millions of CCP members and students throughout China. The new book, On the Party’s Propaganda […]
It seems likely that the South Korean population peaked at 51.851 million people in November 2019.
On November 7, 2020, the Sunday Express published an article by Patrick Basham, an American conservative, entitled: “Stalin said it’s not important who votes, but how they are counted.” The piece alleged “widespread ballot fraud” in the US Presidential election. The Express’s link to the piece now returns a 404 message — page missing — but a copy is still available on […]