Daily Archive: March 2, 2013

Mar 02

What Does It Mean To Be WEIRD? Can Penguins Fly?

WEIRD = “Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic” Why is that also “weird” in the sense of being unusual? Because it is. WEIRD people like me represent only a small fraction of the world’s population, yet our “science” often assumes that what is true of our culture is universally true. Researchers had been doing the …

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