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Forum: The Human Condition

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

  1. Tales from the Taxi ?

    Hello Avalon. I'm thinking about starting this new thread called( Tales from the Taxi ). I'm driving a Taxi right now to pay the bills while I work...

    Started by jagman, 11th September 2019 23:35
    • Replies: 12
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  2. WE FALL IN LOVE WITH BODIES, not people

    I was prompted to post this after seeing the movie Vanilla Sky tonight. Has anyone seen the movie "Open your Eyes" ? or its remake, Vanilla Sky? ...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 16th September 2019 01:09
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    attraction, beauty, love . illusion, movies
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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. Yeasting your boogo — Or, where does your ego strength come from?

    This may be an interesting topic to discuss, and share some perceptions and experiences. It's not about egotism, or narcissism of any kind. It's...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 4th September 2019 13:03
    • Replies: 15
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    13th September 2019 10:42 Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. Stabbings—shootings—conflict: the ego connection

    The ego is the culprit. Years ago I posted a lot about the ego what it is and how to transcend--mainly based on the books by the late Dr David...

    Started by greybeard, 10th September 2019 17:53
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  7. Survey: Left or Right?

    I notice on TV that most of the people are left-eye dominant (left bigger than the right, more personality coming through the left eye). That would...

    Started by TomKat, 8th September 2019 13:26
    • Replies: 3
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    8th September 2019 15:56 Go to last post
  8. Sexsomnia and you...

    Much to my dismay, I've discovered that Sexsomnia is a legitimate disorder which is affecting people. Also known as 'Sleep Sex', it's like...

    Started by petra, 1st August 2019 13:16
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  9. A campfire chat with the moderators :)

    Hey there everyone :flower: There is nothing like sitting around a campfire and watching it as it crackles and glows brightly. The moderators...

    Started by Constance, 11th July 2019 02:55
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. The Greenbaum Speech: Peeling Off the Ritual Abuse, MPD, MKultra, etc. Layers of Programmings

    With the Epstein jolt and the various waves of insanity blowing around this planet seemingly in a random, crazy fashion; here is an all-encompassing...

    Started by Hervé, 20th August 2019 13:00
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    21st August 2019 17:02 Go to last post
  13. Digital Addiction: Stronger Than Heroin

    Kids turn violent as parents battle 'digital heroin' addiction Dr. Nicholas Kardaras New York Post Sat, 17 Dec...

    Started by Hervé, 19th December 2016 17:16
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  14. "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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    19th August 2019 17:34 Go to last post
  15. Exposing Yourself To Malevolence

    I've been thinking about this concept lately, and I think it holds enormous value. Why? Answer: Relativity. For example: say you did 10...

    Started by Mike, 11th August 2019 17:22
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  16. 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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  17. Lightbulb Extraordinary People

    I would like to honour and dedicate this thread to all the extraordinary people who have ever graced this world with their presence. These may...

    Started by Constance, 8th August 2019 23:50
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  18. A Barbarian And A Poet

    Be a barbarian and a poet. It sounds like the type of wisdom a mafia don might impart to a young upstart in raspy, hushed tones. But I think...

    Started by Mike, 30th July 2018 06:40
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  19. Love is

    Let's see some examples of what Love is.

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 22nd June 2019 21:57
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  20. Gifts from the Dying

    I came across this presentation today. Perhaps it was the right time. It seems to have come just when I was ready for it. ~~~ Becki Hawkins...

    Started by Cara, 3rd August 2019 14:22
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  21. Scapegoating and Guilt by association?

    How do we know when someone is guilty? If we find that someone is guilty of some infraction or crime, can we extrapolate that guilt to other people...

    Started by Cara, 31st July 2019 05:32
    • Replies: 9
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    3rd August 2019 22:30 Go to last post
  22. Transformative Trauma

    This thread was inspired by Cara mostly, after a small exchange we had on the ask the mods thread. Her question was: what is the most...

    Started by Mike, 1st August 2019 05:19
    • Replies: 6
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    2nd August 2019 17:51 Go to last post
  23. Lives Apart: Hermits, Recluses, Mystics and Saints

    Recently, I’ve come across a few short films and blogs exploring the choice made by some - both in ancient and modern times - to live their lives...

    Started by Cara, 13th July 2019 14:15
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    2nd August 2019 12:31 Go to last post
  24. Cool TAKE CARE - Human Perception Can Be Misled !?

    the experiment called 'color assimilation grid illusion', with simply different colored grids laid over a greyscale photo, tricks your brain into...

    Started by rogparan, 31st July 2019 01:36
    color, human condition, human experimentation, illusion, optic
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  25. The mysterious case of the man who draws in his sleep

    What do you make of this? - http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190719-the-mysterious-case-of-the-man-who-draws-in-his-sleep Apparently my sister...

    Started by scotslad, 21st July 2019 18:47
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    31st July 2019 00:57 Go to last post
  26. Children Full of Life

    I wonder who among us had an education like this. I certainly didn't. But as a shot of hope in the arm for the future, this short documentary is...

    Started by Star Mariner, 28th July 2019 14:30
    • Replies: 3
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    28th July 2019 16:52 Go to last post
  27. 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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  28. The Occult World of CG Jung

    I have submitted this fascinating article about Jung as it was his books and essays that opened up my mind years ago to "The Age of Aquarius" and...

    Started by rosie, 13th July 2010 17:52
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  29. 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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