Social science is the study of relationships within a society including economics, political science, and more. Many social sciences like philosophy are also considered humanities (the study of culture).


The Dunning–Kruger Effect

The Dunning–Kruger effect is when people over-estimate their competence in something due to a lack of experience in that thing.

The Equal Rights Amendment Was Never Ratified Fact

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) has yet to be ratified despite being introduced in 1923 and passed by Congress on March 22, 1972. In order to become a constitutional amendment only one more state needs to ratify the ERA.

The Basics of Options Trading

Options contracts represent the right to buy or sell an underlying asset, before an expiration date, once certain price conditions are met.

Capitalism Works Because Capital is a Built in Incentive

In my opinion capitalism works because it is based around the built in incentive of capital. In capitalism, capital itself is an ever-present motivator. Producing capital is rewarded with capital, which inspires more capital to be produced. This is a feedback loop that drives the production of capital and the accumulation of excess capital.

There are Elections Each Year in the United States Fact

Most people know to vote for President every four years in the US. However, there is a lot more to vote on than that each year. In every state there are federal elections every two years. In some states there are also local off-year elections. Plus there are primaries before the actual elections that decide who gets on the ballot. Plus there are special elections sometimes when there are vacant seats!