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Forum: The Human Condition

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

  1. Brainscans and prisoners: Outing the sociopaths and the domino effect

    Just had a thought. The prisons systems of the world, could move from imprisonment, to actual rehabilitation. To brain-scan every entry, and...

    Started by Carmody, 14th December 2013 18:15
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  2. 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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  3. I shouldn't actually be alive now... :)

    The moderators last night found themselves exchanging some personal stories about all-too-close brushes with death that were really quite hard to...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 21st June 2019 14:33
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  4. 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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  5. Let’s open some gates and windows

    Over recent weeks, this forum has been swamped with threads on a certain subject, which is entirely understandable and doubtless doing some people a...

    Started by araucaria, 26th March 2020 15:37
    • Replies: 8
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  6. "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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  7. The Great Quotes thread

    I can't believe no thread on this has been started(at least I couldn't find one in the 'check if already posted option'). I collect quotes :) It's my...

    Started by Omni, 5th July 2014 13:11
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  8. 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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  9. The spectrum from 'Social Justice Warrior' to 'Sociopathic Depraved Indifference'

    I'd like for us to examine the spectrum of behaviors that would fit between the extremes of what has recently been called "social justice warrior"...

    Started by Dennis Leahy, 20th February 2020 17:03
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  10. Daniel Schmachtenberger - The War on Sensemaking

      Hi All, I've been meaning to get this started for a while. A while back, member kfm27917 posted a short interview with this guy, Daniel...

    Started by DeDukshyn, 18th March 2020 21:00
    • Replies: 8
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  11. 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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  12. You Are The Illuminati

    I was listening to a lecture today about the appropriate way to view history and I had a little epiphany... The suggestion was, when reading...

    Started by Mike, 19th February 2020 08:57
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  13. Guess the meat content of a steak pie in a local bakers

    Having just purchased a steak pie in a local butchers, I noticed a sign on the wall inside the shop. "Minimum Meat Content of our pies is 17.5%" ...

    Started by scotslad, 19th March 2020 20:39
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  14. The Value Of Sports

    Not too long ago I started a thread on transgenders in sports, and within that thread Dennis and I had a discussion about the value, or lack thereof,...

    Started by Mike, 14th March 2020 05:01
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  15. Post PSYCHOSOMA (psych body) - the body of desires

    PSYCHOSOMA (psych-body) related to the astral planes 4D Psychosoma (Greek: psyckhé, soul; soma, body) is the vehicle of the consciousness that...

    Started by RogeRio, 7th March 2020 20:43
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    body, consciousness, energy body, pseudoscience, psychic
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  16. The War On Sanity: Joe Rogan and Co Discuss

    AZZNvT1vaJg Ok, so this is astounding. It's sad and preposterous and darkly humorous and frightening and almost totally unbelievable all at...

    Started by Mike, 8th March 2020 21:35
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  17. Akiane Kramarik: an unbelievably gifted young artist

    Click this link to see this young girl's artwork, and prepare to be astonished. "God is her art teacher", she says. :sun: https://akiane.com...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 30th September 2019 14:00
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  18. The Underworld

    So the underworld, archetypally speaking, is a place of chaos. It's where we find ourselves when we are troubled or unsettled or reeling a bit from...

    Started by Mike, 24th February 2020 16:38
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  19. The story of an epiphany. Should a toxic person leave a group, or hang in there and change their life?

    ------- Hi, All: This is a true story of an experience I had on a personal development training course about a dozen years ago, in the UK. Many...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 13th September 2013 15:29
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  20. The Logos

    The logos is defined as such: in Greek philosophy and theology, the divine reason implicit in the cosmos, ordering it and giving it form and meaning....

    Started by Mike, 29th February 2020 10:05
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  21. Jean Henri Gaston Giraud/Moebius Comics

    "Jean Henri Gaston Giraud (8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012) was a French artist, cartoonist and writer who worked in the Franco-Belgian bandes dessinées...

    Started by EFO, 25th February 2020 09:29
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  22. Michael Jordan's Moving Tribute to Kobe Bryant

    I must have watched this 5 times already. Choked me up every time. I know we have a thread dedicated to Kobe, but I thought this deserved a...

    Started by Mike, 27th February 2020 07:32
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  23. Evergreen University Madness

    To quickly summarize: there is an annual tradition at Evergreen where black admin and professors do not attend school for a day. The point is to use...

    Started by Mike, 16th February 2020 18:59
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  24. The Call To Adventure

    Several times on the forum I've stressed what I believe to be the importance of exposing yourself to malevolence, and the psychological value of...

    Started by Mike, 14th February 2020 09:15
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  25. Transgender Woman Could Make Argentine Soccer History

    59iy-OnPQe8 The thread title is the title of the video that I found scrolling yahoo news. I've decided to leave it as is. Although, it could...

    Started by Mike, 15th February 2020 00:25
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  26. 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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  27. Democracy in the Age of Too Much Information and Too Many Ideas

    In spite of our concerns about censorship and authoritarian control of our thoughts and ideas, we live on a planet where half the population has...

    Started by Kryztian, 7th February 2020 01:37
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  28. Keeping an eye on Africa

    Keeping an eye on Africa This thread shall be dedicated to all topics regarding Africa. Current events, politics, history, cultures,...

    Started by Iloveyou, 30th April 2019 07:50
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  29. Exclamation The Messiah Complex

    Moderator note from Bill: This started off with members' comments about Max Igan's latest video, posted here, in which he revealed himself to be a...

    Started by Pam, 19th January 2020 11:16
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  30. A Graceful Death

    Reading of this very graceful death touched me. Not that famously known, but a prolific songwriter never-the-less, he died with great dignity, doing...

    Started by Ayt, 21st January 2020 07:13
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