How did the electoral college fail to start Gender Diversity in the Presidency? We need a failure analysis of the electoral college.
Retrain it? - its purpose has changed from distrust democracy to enforce democracy.
Repair it? - how do we distrust democracy?
Automate it? - start with a proportional representation algorithm?
Replace it? - use direct voting instead?
Regulate it? There is no fear of voters with conscience and integrity splitting the vote and spoiling the election once you implement ranked choice voting.
In 2020, 3/4 of U.S. adults side with U.S. Presidential candidates Jorgensen and Hawkins to end the wars which Biden and Trump back! Warmongers profit from violence and coercion including concealment of the fact that women are running for U.S. president. According to UNESCO, Warmongering propaganda incites hatred, triggering and aggravating conflicts.
Scientists have found that electing men often damages women. Even in gender-balanced countries, prosecutor gender plays a role in judicial outcomes that elected men let men get away with violence against women. PLoS One. 2020; 15(7): e0235894. For example, white male Prosecutor Mitch Roth let white male Jaris Dreaming get away with pushing and kicking me to the ground with impunity but decided not to run for Prosecutor again. (documentation available upon request) Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen believes that government should not subsidize abortion even when it is caused by lack of prosecution of violence against women. She would relieve us of the wars and abortions that Biden an Trump force us to pay for. At present, the federal Medicaid program mandates abortion funding. Warmongers conceal their experiments on humans to prevent moral embarrassment. Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2014 Apr; 23(2): 220230. (They feel free to thwart anyone who questions their morality, since Dont you know theres a war going on? cuts off all moral debate at the outset.) The solution to the partisan fever imperiling our democracy is Ranked Choice Voting.
This year, women will cast the deciding vote. In 2016, Modern Racism was the most consistent predictor across the different election outcome variables. PLoS One. 2020; 15(3): e0229432. In 2020, we seek self-empowerment and autonomy. When Tara Reade revealed that Joe Biden raped her, her brother said, men are idiots. I am so relieved that I can vote for Dr. Jo Jorgensen for US president I signed to open The Debates!
Find a vote exchange partner to protect your conscience and integrity.
Resilience requires compassion for ballot box bullies and their brain-damaged victims in the electoral college. Try this guided compassion meditation for seven minutes per day. Hold a ballot bully in mind as you pray.
May you resist coercion with a vigilant and proactive stance.
May you encounter life experiences without reacting.
May you choose healthy influence and sustainable government.
Elisabeth Green, MS Duke University
* The following are excerpts from scientific peer-reviewed journals.
Blase and Blase (2007) stipulated that workplace bullying can cause physical harm to the body such as insomnia, migraines, back tension, tiredness, sickness, fluctuation in weight, digestive issues, heart palpitations, blotchy skin, ulcers, alcoholism, drug abuse, and death.
Workplace bullying has affected 37 percent of all adults in America (Workplace Bullying Institute [WBI], 2007).
Workplace bullying is prevalent in America and it consistently forces professionals into distressing situations (WBI, 2010). Workplace bullying has affected as much as 34.4 percent of the American labor force, which is about 53 million workers (WBI, 2010).
Consequently, bullies are persistent in offending and insulting their targets until the targets seek employment elsewhere (Georgakopoulos, Wilkin, & Kent, 2011). Georgakopoulos, A., Wilkin, L., Kent, B. (2011). Workplace bullying: A complex problem in contemporary organizations. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 2(3).
Workplace bullying can be considered a source of prolonged social defeat stress that affects emotional well-being, likely through changes in neuroendocrine, autonomic and immune functioning. Additionally, it is possible that the effects of workplace bullying are not specifically due to actual encounters with the bully/bullies, or that these changes are only observed during working hours. Such invasive experiences are likely to be recreated over and over again in the minds of people that are being bullied. Such perseverative, intrusive thoughts have been shown to prolong the stress response beyond actual bully experiences, thereby adding to the wear and tear effects that these experiences have. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8): e0135225.
In the light of our results it can be hypothesized that hippocampal atrophy is related to occupational stress and to harassment at workplace, regardless of the role of the psychopathological dimensions of their effects.
Work related-stress and bullying at workplace could be considered as a relevant life-event-stressors and could be associated to poor mental health outcomes in a wide group of workers.
Bullying at Workplace and Brain-Imaging Correlates.
Nolfe G, et al. J Clin Med. 2018.
In conclusion, the available evidence indicates that the brain functioning of individuals who are bullied is altered (see reviews by Bradshaw et al., 2012; Vaillancourt et al., 2013a).
Research also suggests that the experience of being bullied is associated with telomere erosion. The end of each chromatid has been found to shorten as people age; this telomere tail also erodes as a function of engaging in unhealthy behavior such as smoking or being obese. Telomere erosion is also associated with certain illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease (Blackburn and Epel, 2012; Kiecolt-Glaser et al., 2011; Vaillancourt et al., 2013a).
A large body of research indicates that individuals who have been bullied are at increased risk of subsequent mental, emotional, and behavioral problems, especially internalizing problems.
There is evidence that stressful events, such as might occur with experiences of being bullied, alter emotional brain circuits.
Individuals who both bully others and are themselves bullied appear to be at greatest risk for poor psychosocial outcomes, compared to those who only bully or are only bullied and to those who are not bullied. Committee on the Biological and Psychosocial Effects of Peer Victimization: Lessons for Bullying Prevention; Board on Children, Youth, and Families; Committee on Law and Justice; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Health and Medicine Division; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Rivara F, Le Menestrel S, editors. Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2016 Sep 14. 4, Consequences of Bullying Behavior.