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Forum: The Human Condition

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

  1. Touching The Divine

    Life can be so dry and flat. So few have the energy or wherewithal to attempt to escape the gravity of standardism and really create some magic. ...

    Started by Mike, 26th November 2020 10:46
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  2. I Am The TRUE Satan - Any Questions?

    I hadn't planned on revealing my true identity ..but that cretinous, sorry excuse for a nemesis has stubbornly set up camp in my jurisdiction,...

    Started by Mike, 23rd December 2018 06:34
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    28th November 2020 23:28 Go to last post
  3. Smile Repurposing, reusing, restoring, scraping and markets

    Some years ago,selling scrap iron from my former building company,I found out that people throw away valuable things for many reasons.Some of the...

    Started by EFO, 25th February 2020 07:21
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    27th November 2020 01:55 Go to last post
  4. The Great Quotes thread

    Misc Quotes Quotes from Information Clearing House and other sourses = The Census Motto applies to President Obama, Congress, Supreme Court,...

    Started by daledo, 22nd November 2010 00:53
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    27th November 2020 01:36 Go to last post
  5. Our Natural State is Joy

    I just did a search for the word joy and nothing came up. Where do we find joy? What bring us joy? My joyfulness comes from Love. Joy for me...

    Started by MargueriteBee, 11th June 2011 05:30
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    23rd November 2020 12:16 Go to last post
  6. The Human Brain and The Universe

    I came across this article and found it interesting on the commonalities between our brain and the observable universe. ...

    Started by Maknocktomb, 19th November 2020 03:34
    • Replies: 3
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    19th November 2020 22:43 Go to last post
  7. 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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    15th November 2020 12:59 Go to last post
  8. What to say to a friend who is dying?

    She has a few weeks left. Just began hospice. Had brain tumors so she is a bit dulled and I am not sure how much she either understands or feels. ...

    Started by Antagenet, 11th March 2014 04:37
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    brain tumor, cancer, death, hospice, mourning
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    15th November 2020 03:40 Go to last post
  9. Meritocracy: an alternative to Democracy?

    This is one if those kinds of notions that if anyone dares discuss it, it might get you banned from YouTube, Facebook or Twitter. Or anywhere else! ...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 5th November 2020 00:07
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    10th November 2020 09:21 Go to last post
  10. Expecting Different Results from Doing the Same Thing, over and over and...

    Report: Lots of yelling at each other expected to fix things any day now The Babylon Bee Mon, 29 Oct 2018 08:36 UTC ...

    Started by Gwin Ru, 3rd November 2020 15:05
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  11. How do you help others?

    I'm looking for new, innovative ways to help others. I suppose my biggest contribution to the world is donating to micro loans via Kiva...

    Started by Strat, 31st October 2020 15:40
    • Replies: 13
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    2nd November 2020 22:13 Go to last post
  12. If You Ruled the World....

    If you ruled the world — and were a totally incorruptible, benevolent dictator — what would you do??

    Started by Bill Ryan, 23rd October 2020 15:09
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  13. Sherpas on Everest: the real mountaineers who make it all possible

    A recent, alternative perspective regarding climbing Everest, and what it means to the sherpas. ( No disrespect meant to any climbers of Everest...

    Started by onawah, 30th November 2018 05:29
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  14. Exclamation Garbage in - Garbage out (when applied to parenting...)

    Actually the term "garbage in - garbage out" (gigo) is a computer term which says that flawed input data leads to flawed output data. However...

    Started by Michi, 24th May 2017 23:50
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    1st November 2020 09:49 Go to last post
  15. All Sports All The Time

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    Started by Bluegreen, 15th September 2019 06:28
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  16. Social Preconceptions

    In certain situations humans react rather predicatably. This thread is for unexpected outcomes, true stories or video clips. Try not to post any...

    Started by Ewan, 25th October 2020 18:20
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  17. Two men who saved the world

    Astonishing stories here. Many may already know about them, but maybe some don't. They were both Russian. Each one single-handedly stopped World...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 4th August 2020 20:52
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    25th October 2020 07:31 Go to last post
  18. The Human LIVING Condition [Images of where humans live].

    Dichotomies of life in this first set, mostly slums juxtapositioned against wealthier areas. What percentage of the world's population live in...

    Started by Ewan, 22nd August 2020 18:20
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  19. "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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    23rd October 2020 10:48 Go to last post
  20. New Normals Affecting Our Children and Their Effect on Future Society

    I would like to begin a thread addressing the ways in which the New P(L)andemic Normal's of our society are affecting our children and how they may...

    Started by Luke Holiday, 16th October 2020 04:40
    • Replies: 16
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    19th October 2020 02:32 Go to last post
  21. 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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    15th October 2020 13:19 Go to last post
  22. Salt vs. Sugar, what do you crave??

    Im sorry to say I crave both! But when the chips are down , pun intended, I crave salt what do you say, and why? and whats your favorite fix ...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 11th October 2020 19:47
    cravings, food, health, junk food, personality
    • Replies: 15
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    14th October 2020 07:34 Go to last post
  23. Viral Video Touches the Soul of Million

    This video has touched the soul of millions of people around the world. It seems somewhat innocuous but it stirred something deep in the human...

    Started by rgray222, 13th October 2020 18:13
    human experience, joy, music video, soul and spirit
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 349
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  24. “ When the going gets tough, that's a positive signal to keep charging.”

    *** “I always felt that music is a good way to address the world's issues. To be in a band, the best bands I've ever played in, all the...

    Started by Deux Corbeaux, 19th November 2019 10:12
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    • Views: 1,151
    7th October 2020 00:41 Go to last post
  25. Wetiko

    Interesting discussion here between Paul Levy and Henrik Palmgren of Red Ice Radio.They discuss Paul's new book 'Wetiko' and touch on theme's such as...

    Started by ponda, 15th March 2012 11:56
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    6th October 2020 22:35 Go to last post
  26. Why do we use username aliases on social media?

    This is an Emperor's New Clothes question. :) I wonder if anyone familiar with the history of social media knows the answer. Why do posters on...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 20th April 2019 17:36
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    3rd October 2020 09:46 Go to last post
  27. Angry The Pschology of a Uniform

    What makes a seemingly normal member of society, a son, a daughter, cousin, brother, sister, pull on a uniform and become an automaton following...

    Started by Ewan, 29th September 2020 20:18
    • Replies: 9
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    30th September 2020 17:28 Go to last post
  28. The end of reality

    In 1888, the year before he went insane, Friedrich Nietzsche wrote the following in Twilight of the Idols: We have got rid of the real world: what...

    Started by kfm27917, 29th September 2020 18:24
    • Replies: 5
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    30th September 2020 01:32 Go to last post
  29. What was it like growing up with your generation?

    With the constant, rapid advancement of electronics, being a 4yr old now is very different from being a 4yr old in the 50s. As the times change, old...

    Started by Strat, 5th April 2020 14:05
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    23rd September 2020 21:08 Go to last post
  30. Passive-Aggressive Satanism

    In Satanism, everything is inverted. Turned upside down, both literally and metaphorically. In areas where Satanic activity is known to have...

    Started by Mike, 17th June 2020 05:38
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    23rd September 2020 04:42 Go to last post

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