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Forum: The Human Condition

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

  1. 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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  2. I want to be a better person

    I want to be a better person. I strive for this each and every day of my life. But what does it take to be THAT? What does it mean to be a...

    Started by Constance, Yesterday 03:20
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 264
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  3. Love is

    Let's see some examples of what Love is.

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 22nd June 2019 21:57
    • Replies: 3
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    23rd June 2019 01:06 Go to last post
  4. Compartmentalized thinking: lecture by Robert Sapolsky

    Here's a really good lecture by Robert Saplosky on the fallacies of the compartmentalized thinking, they way most of us learn how to think. In...

    Started by DeDukshyn, 20th June 2019 22:51
    lecture, political, thinking
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  5. How does one avoid chaos in their life? What works for you?

    With all of the recent chaos playing out both on Avalon, and in the community at large, I have been pondering my own feelings. And watching others...

    Started by Denise/Dizi, 19th June 2019 22:24
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 537
    20th June 2019 16:16 Go to last post
  6. 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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    20th June 2019 14:51 Go to last post
  7. 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
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    19th June 2019 12:33 Go to last post
  8. Question Moments you would not believe - if they weren't recorded

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    Started by Whisper, 24th December 2018 15:21
    • Replies: 9
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    17th June 2019 01:34 Go to last post
  9. 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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  10. [Address] 'The Origins of Political Correctness' | Bill Lind - February 2000

    For anybody who appreciates Jordan Peterson may find this very informative and most interesting address sits very nicely in concert with his world...

    Started by Tintin, 15th June 2019 13:40
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 271
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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. 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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    • Replies: 55
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    15th June 2019 07:19 Go to last post
  13. Illeism: How to Improve One's Perspective on Anything!

    Illeism: New research finds this ancient rhetorical trick leads to wiser reasoning David Robson BPS Research...

    Started by Hervé, 1st June 2019 15:50
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 430
    7th June 2019 20:50 Go to last post
  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. The Lesser Known Cognitive Biases

    We all like to say “I knew it!” Hindsight bias, or creeping determinism, is the term used to describe the tendency of someone to overestimate...

    Started by Variant, 3rd June 2019 02:15
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  17. Got A Secret, Can You Keep IT

    Okay, how do I proceed with this question without looking like a raving lunatic needing to be ushered off the board as a phonics provocateur? :)...

    Started by Ascension, 31st May 2019 03:47
    • Replies: 5
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  18. 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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  19. PTSD Realities and Human Veterans of all Ideologies, Creeds, Colors and Origins

    Memorial Day Normalizes War & Satanic Human Sacrifice henrymakow.com ...

    Started by Hervé, 27th May 2019 13:17
    • Replies: 6
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  20. Possible view of the big picture

    My evolving summary in 10 pictures

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 12th July 2018 22:28
    • Replies: 4
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  21. 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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  22. 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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    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 1,887
    10th May 2019 20:42 Go to last post
  23. Woman aged 81 meets her Mother aged 103 for the 1st time

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48226686 An 81-year-old Irish woman has said she has never been happier after meeting her 103-year-old...

    Started by boja, 10th May 2019 13:16
    • Replies: 1
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  24. Justifying Your Existence

    This is a thought that's been pestering my mind like a fly, and I can't quite swat it away. I've been giving it some thought, and I strongly...

    Started by Mike, 5th May 2019 06:31
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  25. Inner peace in a modern world (How to have)

    It seems to be a part of the human condition that we can only experience fleeting moments of inner peace. The moment that something external happens...

    Started by Constance, 27th April 2019 07:20
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    awareness, inner peace
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  26. The monkey wrench solution.

    THE MONKEY WRENCH SOLUTION This message is being sent in the belief there may be more then a few entities of conscience and wisdom who...

    Started by vinecutter, 4th May 2019 15:34
    • Replies: 2
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    6th May 2019 13:15 Go to last post
  27. Heather Mac Donald, another voice standing up against the prevailing idiocy on universities.

    Heather Mac Donald's latest book "The Diversity Delusion": How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture. "Why...

    Started by Deux Corbeaux, 29th April 2019 09:58
    • Replies: 4
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  28. Exclamation Truth is often ugly, unpleasant and problematic.

    Truth is often ugly, unpleasant and problematic. Instead of cowering in political correctness and resorting to personal attacks, such matters must...

    Started by Didgevillage, 2nd May 2019 05:21
    • Replies: 13
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  29. He used to be Transgender. Here’s what he wants everyone to know

    He Used To Be Trans—Here’s What He Wants Everyone To Know

    Started by gnostic9, 26th April 2019 00:32
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    transgender
    • Replies: 30
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  30. 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: 658
    14th April 2019 00:07 Go to last post

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