It is an unconscious perception of the world that causes us to see mass slaughter of some animals but not others as normal, and tells us we should not get too worked up about it.
Some corporations dipping their toes into new modes of campaign funding have been rebuffed by hostile consumer and stockholder reaction, but Chevron doesn't seem to mind.
Nancy A. Youssef is a McClatchy reporter. Her email is email@example.com; and her Twitter is: @nancyayoussef
Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Amina Ismail are McClatchy special correspondents.