Skip to comments.This is the origin of the okay sign as a white supremacist signal
Posted on 02/04/2019 11:35:03 PM PST by vannrox
This is the origin of the okay sign as a white supremacist signal
It is a 4chan hoax that the left took hook line and sinker
Next time you hear a news report about some right wing group flashing this symbol
Bear in mind that they are saying Okay
I'm OK You're OK is a 1967 self-help book by Thomas Anthony Harris. It is a practical guide to transactional analysis as a method for solving problems in life.
Rather than working with abstract concepts of consciousness, Harris suggests that the pioneering work of brain surgeon Wilder Penfield in uncovering the neurological basis of memory could offer complementary insights grounded in observable reality. Specifically, Harris emphasizes reports of Wilder's experiments stimulating small areas of the brains of conscious patients undergoing brain surgery (the brain does not have any pain receptors, so this can be done in relative comfort for the patient). Though the patients were conscious that they were on an operating table, the stimulation also caused them to recall specific past events in vivid detailnot just facts of the event, but as a vivid "reliving" of "what the patient saw and heard and felt and understood" when the memory was created. Based on these experiments, Harris postulates that the brain records past experiences like a tape recorder, in such a manner that it is possible subsequently to relive past experiences with all their original emotional intensity.
Harris continues by linking his interpretation of Wilder's experiments to the work of Eric Berne, whose model of psychotherapy is based on the idea that emotionally intense memories from childhood are ever-present in adults. Their influence can be understood by carefully analysing the verbal and non-verbal interchanges ('transactions') between people, hence Berne's name for his model: Transactional Analysis. Harris sees great merit in the ability of TA to define basic units through which human behaviour can be analysedthe 'strokes' that are given and received in a 'transaction' between two or more peopleand a standardised language for describing those strokes. This readily understood standardisation, and the association Harris develops between TA and Wilder's neuroscience, gives TA a degree of credibility not possessed by earlier abstract models such as that developed by Freud
Aside from all their and 8 chan’s anti-Semitism, they can sometimes be quite amusing.
I thought OK sign meant OK. O is the thumb and index finger, K is the remaining 3 fingers (if you use your right hand)
The thumb is up in the other version of this "love" gesture.
Not to be confused with "hang loose"
That is correct. OK is the abbreviated word for Okey-doke. Hence, the hand sign.
And #3 (beauty) and #8 (beware) is used locally by the natives in SE Asia where I am retired. I assume they picked them up from international media or the web? Lord knows it wouldn't have been an original notion. They don't have those around here. If wet rice cultivation wasn't so drop dead easy and the methods imported from China or India they would all starve to death.
I don’t know where to find it, and don’t know how to post it if I did, but I like the poster some around here were posting a few years back that had (satirical) SWAT team hand gestures.
That would be funny if it weren’t so true.
Why do cops hate our dogs?
In the context you posted, it means hook em horns, because it is clear he is in Longhorn Country.....University of Texas
I thought it meant Obama was a Ronnie James Dio fan?
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