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Forum: The Human Condition

All things having to do with being human; Psychology issues, sociopathy, psychopathy, authoritarianism, ponerology, etc...

  1. An odd share, a personal letter to a friend. Anyone going thru similar ?

    Hey all, I had a tough weekend with a good friend arguing in public back and forth. It seems because I have always voted on a left of center side, an...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 13th April 2019 16:54
    immigration, media bias, personal story, politics, trump
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 555
    14th April 2019 00:07 Go to last post
  2. Procrastinators Anonymous.

    My name's Daozen and I'm a procrastinator. *Applause* Here's the game: - Hold yourself publicly accountable so you don't waste a day, or a...

    Started by Daozen, 17th March 2019 22:59
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  3. The beauty and the pain of being human. Images.

    I discovered the immensely rich and diverse blog of the American photojournalist Steve McCurry – to go through it is kind of addicting, but it would...

    Started by Iloveyou, 21st October 2015 19:54
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  4. 20 Basic Tactics Used By Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths To manipulate And Silence A Prey

    The numerous tactics that narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths use to manipulate and silence you Shahida Arabi...

    Started by Hervé, 24th April 2017 14:33
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    27th March 2019 23:10 Go to last post
  5. Product sales pitches

    Marketing is finally running out of sales pitches for products. I picked up a bag of kitty litter today and the bag states that it has 24/7...

    Started by Ascension, 25th March 2019 00:58
    • Replies: 10
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    25th March 2019 18:59 Go to last post
  6. Jordan Peterson: A Voice Uttering Horse Sense In A Desert Of Thoughts

    Jordan Peterson has been mischaracterized as alt-right Dan Sanchez Intellectual Takeout Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00...

    Started by Hervé, 25th January 2018 15:46
    • Replies: 16
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    25th March 2019 14:21 Go to last post
  7. A Moral Obligation To Do What's Meaningful

    Do we have a moral obligation to do what's meaningful? Not what makes us happy, what is meaningful. Simply put, what might be meaningful is the...

    Started by Mike, 23rd March 2019 07:53
    • Replies: 19
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    24th March 2019 17:57 Go to last post
  8. Internet haters vs real life friends

    Notice how easy it is to rub someone the wrong way online, but in real life 9/10 people are nice folks and you never have problems? So I'm not...

    Started by Strat, 16th March 2019 19:48
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  9. Recomendations for a better life

    TV is an abrasive brain-washng mechanism. We don't need it. Computers are absolutely necessary, but to a limited degree' You decide. Be, as...

    Started by East Sun, 17th March 2019 00:06
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    17th March 2019 03:38 Go to last post
  10. Lightbulb We are all living in two worlds at the same time

    Dear friends, We all, figuratively, live in two different worlds at the same time. This thought occurred to me after contemplating things that...

    Started by XelNaga, 15th March 2019 11:01
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  11. Question Is it our obligation to do something about this insanity in the world?

    Dear brothers and sisters, I was inspired by our friend thepainterdoug and his thread about ever increasing insanity in our world to start this...

    Started by XelNaga, 4th February 2019 10:19
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  12. The Decline of Modern Man (Masculinity)

    I feel this topic has been lightly touched on here over in the semi-recent past. I have had come things happen in my personal life that have...

    Started by TargeT, 11th August 2018 07:49
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  13. The Calvary is here to save us (whew..finally!)

    I see that many of us have been waiting, waiting a long long time for the so-called Calvary to save us. To save us from evil, the deep state, the bad...

    Started by bones, 12th March 2019 15:26
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  14. Life Is A Strange Loop, Gestures of Creation & Renaissance Humanity

    I have a few minutes to follow up this. I did what I said I would do, and meditated/pondered Merry Mom's statement here while on my walks. After...

    Started by edina, 2nd March 2019 21:56
    biology, brain, consciousness, heart intelligence, neurology
    • Replies: 2
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    10th March 2019 18:20 Go to last post
  15. Joe Rogan with Alex Honnold: the greatest athletic achievement of all time

    I've posted this (for now) under The Human Condition. The interview is by Joe Rogan, who brought rock climber Alex Honnold on to his show for the...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 27th October 2018 15:08
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    3rd March 2019 12:53 Go to last post
  16. THE CRASH REEL: Different ways to be a hero

    In the astonishing rock climbing documentary Free Solo — see this thread — we see Alex Honnold, at the very pinnacle of theoretical human ability, ...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 21st February 2019 13:07
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  17. Some quotes and thoughts for Valentine's Day

    Hello, All: :heart: This seemed appropriate just now. :flower: Some of us may be on our own today, some may not be, and some may not even be too...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 14th February 2019 15:10
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    19th February 2019 01:44 Go to last post
  18. Is our lifespan, a pre designed plan, with a purpose ?

    I think of this often. Are we meant to live our lives within this average lifespan, lets say to about 80 to 100 years, or so ? Or are we...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 11th February 2019 05:59
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    computer simulation, god, immortality, life, philosophy
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    12th February 2019 17:18 Go to last post
  19. I Am Just Doing My Job! (my foot)

    Too many of us are knowingly working on jobs that subjugate and or enslave humanity and we claim the age old excuse that “I am just doing my job”....

    Started by bones, 7th February 2019 22:33
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    10th February 2019 00:35 Go to last post
  20. If not already, is the world going incrementally insane by the hour ?

    I have written about these observations before. Is it possible because I'm in the NY , Nj area of the world? yes , to some degree Im sure But I...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 1st February 2019 21:51
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    chakras, computer, media, new age, society
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    9th February 2019 08:30 Go to last post
  21. Price's law

    If at the wrong place, please moderators, change it if necessary. First, I bet Avalon is in the 1% of forums for creative productivity....

    Started by Flash, 28th January 2019 10:43
    • Replies: 7
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  22. It's NOT About The Nail (or, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus)

    Watch and laugh, maybe quite a lot — because this is often so VERY true. :)

    Started by Bill Ryan, 12th January 2019 13:42
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  23. Question Moments you would not believe - if they weren't recorded

    Started by Whisper, 24th December 2018 15:21
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    26th January 2019 07:08 Go to last post
  24. If this was your last day, would your house be in order?

    I recently lost two people in my life, not real close but within my circle . One, a fellow hockey player , cop, who took his life, and a bartender...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 23rd January 2019 18:35
    death, life, society, stress, suicide
    • Replies: 10
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    24th January 2019 10:44 Go to last post
  25. How to compose a successful critical commentary

    I can't remember the source for this (I do apologise) but I did think it was worth pinning here because when we are in the heat of the moment, we can...

    Started by Constance, 22nd January 2019 21:28
    commentary, criticism, rebuttal
    • Replies: 5
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    24th January 2019 05:58 Go to last post
  26. Brave New 60s - Jan Ivin talks MK Drug Culture . . . still ongoing

    Jan Irvin gave Joe Rogan his first DMT trip, but now has nothing to do with DMT or Joe Rogan. Jan Irvin and Alex Jones have decided it's time to...

    Started by norman, 22nd January 2019 06:36
    • Replies: 1
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    22nd January 2019 12:03 Go to last post
  27. This filmmaker spent months interviewing neo-Nazis and jihadists. Here’s what she learned.

    https://www.vox.com/world/2019/1/14/18151799/extremism-white-supremacy-jihadism-deeyah-khan I enjoyed this article/ interview and thought others...

    Started by Bruno, 18th January 2019 17:34
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    19th January 2019 23:42 Go to last post
  28. "I can't keep up any more." The world of Future Shock is already here

    No, don't be concerned: I'm fine. :) But the rate at which information is coming at us all is NOT. This thread is in The Human Condition, but...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 14th December 2018 21:26
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  29. Home DNA tests reveal 20% of British dads aren't really the father

    Looks like 20% of British women may be brave, courageous, and liberated from the tyrannical patriarchy. ...

    Started by A Voice from the Mountains, 13th January 2019 19:52
    dna, fathers, feminism, men
    • Replies: 10
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    15th January 2019 09:24 Go to last post
  30. 3 year old climbs 100 ft chimney

    Fascinating 1966 footage of a steeplejack taking his son up a 100 foot chimney in the village of Clutton, Somerset. Traditional steeplejacking...

    Started by happyuk, 13th January 2019 21:41
    risk, steeplejack
    • Replies: 4
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    14th January 2019 07:02 Go to last post

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