Ever since a friend observed that I thought someone was smart because they had opinions with which I agreed, I've been a little leery of thinking that. I still do, because thinking like me -- how else would I define someone being smart? (I know, I know: there are ways.)
So I won't say that this guy is smart. But....he's pretty good!
The Contrasting Psychologies of 'Occupy Wall Street' and the 'Tea Party'
Todd Essig, Contributor
What to make of Occupy Wall Street: ignore it as silly excess or embrace the movement? celebrate the energy or ridicule the process? fear the consequences or welcome the possibilities? No easy answers, except for the wrong ones. What can be said is that how you respond at this still early stage depends on how your psychology fits, or doesn’t, with the psychology of this emerging movement, and how that fit contrasts with the very different psychology of the Tea Party.
(The rest of the article can be found on the Forbes site, here. )