Keep Current with Nick Carmody JD, MS Psych

Nick Carmody JD, MS Psych Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!


Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

More from @Nick_Carmody

3 Oct
The Right:

"Covid is a scam, perpetuated by the Left to steal our freedom/autonomy, and to create a permanent state of governmental/physiological (microchipped vaccines) control."

Also the Right:

"Mexican/Central American immigrants are spreading a deadly virus across America"
Read 4 tweets
2 Oct
Imagine how the Right Wing Media Echo Chamber and Republicans would be reacting if, in 2016, Hillary Clinton (who conceded w/in 24 hours) claimed the election was stolen despite:

- Obama's Attorney General finding no evidence the election was stolen

- Obama's DOJ publicly finding no evidence the election was stolen

- Obama's Department of Homeland Security finding no evidence the election was stolen

- Obama's FBI finding no evidence the election was stolen

- And eighty-six state and federal judges, many of them appointed by Bill Clinton and Obama, and including a Supreme Court with 3 Obama appointees...finding no evidence the election was stolen....

Read 12 tweets
2 Oct
A really interesting thread using Ivermectin as a lens with which to observe tribalism/cultism, confirmation bias, cognitive processes, ego/identity investment, cognitive dissonance, etc. I'll marry the corresponding tweets/threads below: 1/
Let's start with cognitive dissonance:
Thread analyzing dopamine optimization, and how cult predictions or belief-debunking facts may actually reinforce dopamine optimization, and therefore cause people to re-invest in the conspiracy/belief: 2/
Read 9 tweets
2 Oct
Not sure what specifically you're referring to that has been reported recently, but the "Social Dilemma" is a docu-drama about that process. It would appear to tie in with addiction model analysis that I've written and spoke about:
The relevant addiction model analysis of rabbit hole (dis)information, where the 50/50, anticipation to reward ratio gets triggered by increasingly more fantastical information....: 2/
Read 20 tweets
30 Sep
Observations about Covid, vaccine effectiveness, media portrayals/hypocrisy, and even Jan 6th to show the dangerous effect “trickle down irrationality”:

When disinformation causes otherwise irrational behavior to appear rational.

Let's unpack.....1/

In the video above, @rubinreport uses Johnathon Isaac’s response about being unvaccinated to correctly encourage people to
- avoid summarily demonizing people
- have a measured, good-faith interpretation of other people's potentially good-faith “rational” motivations/actions
I agree. Jonathon Isaac was very impressive in that interview.

We won’t make progress as a society by engaging in the same behavior that helped create the problem. And : 3/
Read 38 tweets
29 Sep
Thread: "Our political system presuppose a baseline level of adherence to the rule of law....essentially the system is built on a fragile, consumer confidence-like faith/belief in the people-conferred power of a constitutionally-based democratic system..." 1/
Read 7 tweets

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!