behaviour

Thoughtlets. XVI.

Some find Tacitus’ Annals tedious. Some of it is. But his work keeps me riveted. I’m not so interested in history, per se. Rather I’m interested in identifying patterns of human behaviour, events that repeat over millennia, and asking why… Read More ›

Thoughtlets. xxxii.

A scapegoat is (usually) a person or group of people unjustly blamed for some set of circumstances arising from the actions of others. ScapegoatsĀ bear the brunt of crowd hostility and, once identified by an angry mob, find themselves in no-win,… Read More ›