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Forum: The Human Condition

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

  1. 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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  2. Reconnecting with alienated family members

    ------- Dear All: Here's a topic which I have no personal experience of, but have in the past been associated with friends who have had deeply...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 10th August 2012 17:34
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  3. Free Personality Test and MBTI/Myers-Briggs Type Descriptions

    Links: "Free Personality Test" & "Type Descriptions" A personality test can be a useful tool to help identify strengthens and weaknesses. One...

    Started by RunningDeer, 23rd April 2013 14:48
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Akiane Kramarik, the indigochild of an atheist (amazing stuff)

    "With so many scientific achievements we know so little of where we came from and where we are going. But we know even less of the most important...

    Started by Newlyn, 4th January 2012 11:44
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  8. Cheating

    This thread may make me the enemy of the forum.........but I just gotta bring this up. Why is cheating in a relationship considered wrong? I find...

    Started by pharoah21, 24th November 2011 14:06
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Snakes in Suits: Weeding out corporate Psychopaths

    Harvard is full of them. The military is infested with them. Corporations are their biggest nest. Then the elitist families. Politics,...

    Started by Carmody, 29th November 2011 03:39
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  12. Red face Introverted Personalities and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

    Perhaps in this Thread, we can discuss the significance of understanding the balance between introverted and extroverted personality types. Any...

    Started by Adrian86, 26th January 2011 00:39
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  13. When men were men & women were feminine

    Once upon a time. Men were men and females were pleased about that. The roles were clearly distinguished. The female, head of the home and the...

    Started by greybeard, 3rd August 2018 08:12
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  14. Star Trek / End of money for society

    I have either seen or read about the concept that Star Trek has in regards to a no money society... An it was something to it wasn't needed any...

    Started by bluekungfoo, 7th June 2016 04:32
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  15. Are You An Empath? 11 Things They Hide From People

    Empaths are very special people and they are unique from everyone else in a variety of different ways. Although they don’t talk about it much, they...

    Started by rgray222, 15th October 2017 15:08
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  16. 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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  17. Too Sensitive, Too Safe

    I'll bet your sensitivity brought you to all this stuff we discuss here. That's good. I think it was Bill who wrote here once that an overplayed...

    Started by Mike, 27th April 2018 19:03
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  18. "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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. Sociopaths in the medical field

    Medical Sociopaths Posted by Dr Sircus on February 11, 2016 Doug Casey, one of the most enlightened writers in economics and finance...

    Started by Hervé, 13th February 2016 02:30
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  22. 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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  23. The Rise Of Psychopathy, Ponerization, Terrorism And Where This World "Order" is Headed

    Revisiting Avalon's "Way-back Machine," long, long ago, I posted this article from a wise man: Twilight Of The Psychopaths by Dr. Kevin...

    Started by Hervé, 15th March 2017 16:56
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  24. The Gray Rock Method of Dealing With Psychopaths

    I just saw this in my Facebook feed, shared by the libertarian lawyer and author Stephan Kinsella. The article describes a very elegant trick to...

    Started by christian, 6th April 2017 20:00
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  25. We Were All Humans Until...

    ... The writings on the wall... one painting at a time...

    Started by Hervé, 13th March 2016 16:19
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  26. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, Jordan Peterson's New Book

    Christie Blatchford interviews 'warrior for common sense' Jordan Peterson Christie Blatchford National Post Fri,...

    Started by Hervé, 21st January 2018 17:18
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  27. 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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  28. Akiane - Artist & Child Prodigy - Inspiration from the Divine

    Inspiration from God/Source/the Divine... Akiane's paintings are beautiful, I guess God/Source has many faces and she is expressing the Divine in...

    Started by Cate, 20th December 2010 01:32
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  29. The Calm Before the Storm... or is the Storm now here?

    This newest post, on the Ang Stoic Astrological Reports thread, suggests that the storm is here. This isn't a thread about the pros and cons of...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 9th October 2018 19:31
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  30. When You Feel Like Giving Up

    XICqcAac9jg I've had several topics I've wanted to discuss, all floating thru my mind in a way that wasn't quite coherent enough to post in any...

    Started by Mike, 28th May 2018 20:52
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