No One Knows Why Trump Is Winning. Here’s What Cognitive Science Says. (Link)

JoAnn Chateau

If you regularly ponder the difference (and especially the whys) between Conservative and Progressive thinking, you’ll find this article fascinating. It explains why Donald Trump, despite his outrageous posturing, is doing well in the 2016 Presidential Race.

Spoiler: Some of us feel less free to think for ourselves than others. It’s goes back to family. But we can’t blame Mom this time. Dad is the one who always knew best.

No One Knows Why Trump Is Winning. Here’s What Cognitive Science Says. (Link)

Donald Trump is winning Republican presidential primaries at such a great rate that he seems likely to become the next Republican presidential nominee and perhaps the next president…. Many people are mystified. He seems to have come out of nowhere. His positions on issues don’t fit a common mold. […]

We tend to understand the nation metaphorically in family terms: We have founding fathers. We send…

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