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Forum: The Human Condition

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

  1. 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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    • Views: 11,547
    23rd May 2019 20:16 Go to last post
  2. 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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    20th May 2019 22:45 Go to last post
  3. Question Moments you would not believe - if they weren't recorded

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    Started by Whisper, 24th December 2018 15:21
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    17th May 2019 21:08 Go to last post
  4. 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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    15th May 2019 00:17 Go to last post
  5. 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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    13th May 2019 14:46 Go to last post
  6. 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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    10th May 2019 20:42 Go to last post
  7. 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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  8. 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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    8th May 2019 04:57 Go to last post
  9. 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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  10. 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
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    6th May 2019 13:15 Go to last post
  11. 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
    • Views: 357
    5th May 2019 20:20 Go to last post
  12. 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
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    3rd May 2019 01:38 Go to last post
  13. 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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  14. 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
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  15. 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
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    14th April 2019 00:07 Go to last post
  16. 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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    13th April 2019 23:25 Go to last post
  17. Product sales pitches

    Marketing is finally running out of sales pitches for products. I picked up a bag of kitty litter today and the bag states that it has 24/7...

    Started by Ascension, 25th March 2019 00:58
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  18. 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
    • Replies: 16
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    25th March 2019 14:21 Go to last post
  19. 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
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    24th March 2019 17:57 Go to last post
  20. Internet haters vs real life friends

    Notice how easy it is to rub someone the wrong way online, but in real life 9/10 people are nice folks and you never have problems? So I'm not...

    Started by Strat, 16th March 2019 19:48
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  21. Recomendations for a better life

    TV is an abrasive brain-washng mechanism. We don't need it. Computers are absolutely necessary, but to a limited degree' You decide. Be, as...

    Started by East Sun, 17th March 2019 00:06
    • Replies: 3
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    17th March 2019 03:38 Go to last post
  22. Lightbulb We are all living in two worlds at the same time

    Dear friends, We all, figuratively, live in two different worlds at the same time. This thought occurred to me after contemplating things that...

    Started by XelNaga, 15th March 2019 11:01
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 399
    15th March 2019 15:42 Go to last post
  23. Question Is it our obligation to do something about this insanity in the world?

    Dear brothers and sisters, I was inspired by our friend thepainterdoug and his thread about ever increasing insanity in our world to start this...

    Started by XelNaga, 4th February 2019 10:19
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  24. 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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  25. The Calvary is here to save us (whew..finally!)

    I see that many of us have been waiting, waiting a long long time for the so-called Calvary to save us. To save us from evil, the deep state, the bad...

    Started by bones, 12th March 2019 15:26
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  26. Life Is A Strange Loop, Gestures of Creation & Renaissance Humanity

    I have a few minutes to follow up this. I did what I said I would do, and meditated/pondered Merry Mom's statement here while on my walks. After...

    Started by edina, 2nd March 2019 21:56
    biology, brain, consciousness, heart intelligence, neurology
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 387
    10th March 2019 18:20 Go to last post
  27. Joe Rogan with Alex Honnold: the greatest athletic achievement of all time

    I've posted this (for now) under The Human Condition. The interview is by Joe Rogan, who brought rock climber Alex Honnold on to his show for the...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 27th October 2018 15:08
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    3rd March 2019 12:53 Go to last post
  28. THE CRASH REEL: Different ways to be a hero

    In the astonishing rock climbing documentary Free Solo — see this thread — we see Alex Honnold, at the very pinnacle of theoretical human ability, ...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 21st February 2019 13:07
    • Replies: 0
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  29. 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
    • Replies: 9
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  30. Is our lifespan, a pre designed plan, with a purpose ?

    I think of this often. Are we meant to live our lives within this average lifespan, lets say to about 80 to 100 years, or so ? Or are we...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 11th February 2019 05:59
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    computer simulation, god, immortality, life, philosophy
    • Replies: 21
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    12th February 2019 17:18 Go to last post

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