Advice for a New Secretary of State, Part 6; How to Use a Skinner Box

In Part 5, Advice For…, we have an abstract argument that operant conditioning could be an effective tool to curb some of the activities of a nation-state. We want the Russians to cease subversion of our political process via social media and fake news.  B.F. Skinner’s numerous publications explain in general terms how this should … Continue reading Advice for a New Secretary of State, Part 6; How to Use a Skinner Box

Just a Reminder – Looking for a Gig (The Challenge of Yemen)

As with Skinner’s Operant Conditioning of Russia, the web counter implies some interest in the challenge of Yemen. I thought of that idea while contemplating rats being tickled — and laughing. I hen began to imagine –  strictly in my imagination –  Sergey Lavrov  laughing. If you enjoy the writing, the broad assemblage of information, and perhaps  even … Continue reading Just a Reminder – Looking for a Gig (The Challenge of Yemen)