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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 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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  2. 'Humanity's Phase Shift', Daniel Schmachtenberger

    watch the following youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQRzxEobWco&feature=youtu.be nQRzxEobWco Rebel Wisdom Daniel...

    Started by kfm27917, 25th October 2019 20:19
    • Replies: 10
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    26th October 2019 18:38 Go to last post
  3. 'It feels like having a limb cut off': the pain of friendship breakups

    This is an interesting article from The Guardian. I wonder how many Avalon members have had this experience? ...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 21st April 2018 23:56
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  4. 'Je Suis un Fou', and Australia doesn't exist

    I put this under The Human Condition, but I might move it! It'd kind of be a shame, though, to bury it in another thread. :) From today's...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 30th May 2018 19:33
    • Replies: 10
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    31st May 2018 05:21 Go to last post
  5. 'Uncontacted Tribes' still exist. One of them killed an American a few days ago.

    From https://ndtv.com/india-news/what-we-know-about-sentinelese-hostile-tribe-that-killed-an-american-1951270: What we know about the Sentinelese,...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 21st November 2018 22:39
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    30th November 2018 16:30 Go to last post
  6. 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
    • Replies: 13
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    23rd June 2018 20:07 Go to last post
  7. 19 November is International Men's Day. But what does it mean to be a man?

    From http://internationalmensday.com: On November 19, International Men’s Day celebrates worldwide the positive value men bring to the world,...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 19th November 2018 14:55
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  8. 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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  9. 3 year old climbs 100 ft chimney

    Fascinating 1966 footage of a steeplejack taking his son up a 100 foot chimney in the village of Clutton, Somerset. Traditional steeplejacking...

    Started by happyuk, 13th January 2019 21:41
    risk, steeplejack
    • Replies: 4
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    14th January 2019 07:02 Go to last post
  10. 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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    7th August 2019 14:39 Go to last post
  11. 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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    29th September 2019 14:53 Go to last post
  12. A Definition of Life

    Is it possible to come up with a useful, simple and practical definition that captures the meaning and purpose of life. Hopefully it will help make a...

    Started by yelik, Yesterday 14:46
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  13. A homeless drifter in my town

    Is the most interesting person I observe in my upscale figured out town. I have watched him for about 25 years. He sleeps on the side of the road,...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 7th November 2019 04:19
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    happiness, homeless, humanity, poverty, society
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  14. A Merry Christmas 2018, to everyone reading this. BUT — What does it mean??

    Hello, Everyone: both Members and Guests. :sun: I'm prompted to start this thread firstly, of course, to convey my sincere Season's Greetings (or...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 24th December 2018 21:53
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  15. A Moral Obligation To Do What's Meaningful

    Do we have a moral obligation to do what's meaningful? Not what makes us happy, what is meaningful. Simply put, what might be meaningful is the...

    Started by Mike, 23rd March 2019 07:53
    • Replies: 19
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    24th March 2019 17:57 Go to last post
  16. A Pale Blue Speck in the Cosmos Vastness... Home!

    Pale Blue Dot in the Cosmos Design Luck Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:00 UTC When the Voyager 1 probe was 3.7 billion miles from...

    Started by Hervé, 5th March 2018 23:25
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    14th March 2018 13:23 Go to last post
  17. Lightbulb A space to live and a time to manifest

    Wrong Place to this thread.. please delete It I apologize ... . . --edit-- I'm absolutely sure I did nothing wrong, but even so, I...

    Started by rogparan, 9th October 2019 10:43
    energy, negative, positive, space, time
    • Replies: 6
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    12th October 2019 14:09 Go to last post
  18. Exclamation Addicted to Selfies? According to Studies, You Could Be A Psychopath

    Men addicted to posting selfies online more likely to be narcissistic, impulsive and display other anti-social characteristics, university...

    Started by dynamo, 9th April 2018 02:01
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    10th April 2018 06:10 Go to last post
  19. 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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    26th January 2011 12:12 Go to last post
  20. 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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    12th May 2016 01:34 Go to last post
  21. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    1st October 2019 15:41 Go to last post
  22. American gymnast, Simone Biles

    Can you believe this awesome American gymnast got a low score for this??? This young woman has skills galore. Check it out: 2fdp8SVOSF4 ...

    Started by Maia Gabrial, 9th October 2019 21:43
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    10th October 2019 16:37 Go to last post
  23. 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
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    23rd August 2019 10:46 Go to last post
  24. Are smartphones the problem, or Social Media?

    I obviously think it's social media (that's why I've never been a part of facebook, twitter, flicker, instagram, etc etc etc...) Great video,...

    Started by TargeT, 3rd April 2018 18:20
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    16th April 2018 22:51 Go to last post
  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. Brave New 60s - Jan Ivin talks MK Drug Culture . . . still ongoing

    Jan Irvin gave Joe Rogan his first DMT trip, but now has nothing to do with DMT or Joe Rogan. Jan Irvin and Alex Jones have decided it's time to...

    Started by norman, 22nd January 2019 06:36
    • Replies: 1
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    22nd January 2019 12:03 Go to last post
  28. 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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  29. 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
    • Views: 604
    28th July 2019 16:52 Go to last post

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