Skip to comments.White House presses for team of ‘nudge’ experts to sway American behavior
Posted on 07/30/2013 9:49:29 PM PDT by Nachum
The White House has kicked off several federal projects aimed at influencing how Americans react to certain policy reforms, going so far as to solicit behavior experts to join a British-style Behavioral Insights Team to help nudge voters into accepting key political programs. Behavioral sciences can be used to help design public policies that work better, cost less and help people to achieve their goals, a document on the government program states, Fox News reported. The document, emailed by White House senior adviser Maya Shankar and obtained by Fox News, also seeks applicants to join the federal governments behavior modification team.
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Otherwise known as the "Pivoteers"
Youth members shall be Young Pivoteers.
Now that the MSM has begun letting him down now and then, I guess he’ll need to cultivate another organization.
It worked so well setting up the Soviet Union...
Would they be getting their data from the NSA?
This is driving me nuts. What cartoon character had a sidekick named Chumley?????
Sorry to divert the thread.
The only thing that comes to my mind is...
Have you ever tried to herd cats?
If they don’t, they’d be the only ones within the administration not receiving this luscious perk.
Nudge then Shove Then Shoot... its for your own good, and ultimately the good of the collective
Senior Policy Advisor
White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
April 2013 Present (4 months) Washington, DC
Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry
February 2011 Present (2 years 6 months)
My only response would be ...
On April 22, 2013, President Obama hosted 100 student innovators from more than 40 states for the third-ever White House Science Fair. The event was a celebration of amazing and award-winning student-achievements in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The cohort of kids included app-coders, algae-growers, video-game designers, city-planners, roboticists, and rocket-scientistsmost of them not yet old enough to drive
Do they eat their boogers?
I can see the public name for these guys...the “swayers”.
This is probably one of the comical things I’ve heard of in the past decade. A guy going off to some university and developing a skill to sway. Then getting a job with the government....to effectively sway people. This might have worked forty years ago.....but in today’s atmosphere, with a great understanding of manipulation....the public isn’t likely to buy into this concept.
Don’t nudge me, bro!
Actually, I see “swayers” as propagandists.
Not funny, at all.
I think you’re Jewish cultural background, you’d probably know this detail.. but isn’t nudge (pronounced noodj) a Yiddish term for “an annoying person”?
Well, evil people will tell lies. We have a tautology here. What we are lacking is a good grip on God. Let’s roll up our sleeves, get Heaven’s fists (so to speak) and fight back? Spiritually?