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Forum: The Human Condition

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

  1. If You Ruled the World....

    If you ruled the world — and were a totally incorruptible, benevolent dictator — what would you do??

    Started by Bill Ryan, Yesterday 15:09
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  2. The Human LIVING Condition [Images of where humans live].

    Dichotomies of life in this first set, mostly slums juxtapositioned against wealthier areas. What percentage of the world's population live in...

    Started by Ewan, 22nd August 2020 18:20
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  3. "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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  4. The Great Quotes thread

    Misc Quotes Quotes from Information Clearing House and other sourses = The Census Motto applies to President Obama, Congress, Supreme Court,...

    Started by daledo, 22nd November 2010 00:53
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  5. New Normals Affecting Our Children and Their Effect on Future Society

    I would like to begin a thread addressing the ways in which the New P(L)andemic Normal's of our society are affecting our children and how they may...

    Started by Luke Holiday, 16th October 2020 04:40
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 676
    19th October 2020 02:32 Go to last post
  6. All Sports All The Time

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    Started by Bluegreen, 15th September 2019 06:28
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  7. 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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    15th October 2020 13:19 Go to last post
  8. Salt vs. Sugar, what do you crave??

    Im sorry to say I crave both! But when the chips are down , pun intended, I crave salt what do you say, and why? and whats your favorite fix ...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 11th October 2020 19:47
    cravings, food, health, junk food, personality
    • Replies: 15
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    14th October 2020 07:34 Go to last post
  9. Viral Video Touches the Soul of Million

    This video has touched the soul of millions of people around the world. It seems somewhat innocuous but it stirred something deep in the human...

    Started by rgray222, 13th October 2020 18:13
    human experience, joy, music video, soul and spirit
    • Replies: 0
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  10. “ When the going gets tough, that's a positive signal to keep charging.”

    *** “I always felt that music is a good way to address the world's issues. To be in a band, the best bands I've ever played in, all the...

    Started by Deux Corbeaux, 19th November 2019 10:12
    • Replies: 3
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    7th October 2020 00:41 Go to last post
  11. Wetiko

    Interesting discussion here between Paul Levy and Henrik Palmgren of Red Ice Radio.They discuss Paul's new book 'Wetiko' and touch on theme's such as...

    Started by ponda, 15th March 2012 11:56
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    6th October 2020 22:35 Go to last post
  12. Smile Repurposing, reusing, restoring, scraping and markets

    Some years ago,selling scrap iron from my former building company,I found out that people throw away valuable things for many reasons.Some of the...

    Started by EFO, 25th February 2020 07:21
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    6th October 2020 06:08 Go to last post
  13. 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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    3rd October 2020 09:46 Go to last post
  14. Angry The Pschology of a Uniform

    What makes a seemingly normal member of society, a son, a daughter, cousin, brother, sister, pull on a uniform and become an automaton following...

    Started by Ewan, 29th September 2020 20:18
    • Replies: 9
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    30th September 2020 17:28 Go to last post
  15. The end of reality

    In 1888, the year before he went insane, Friedrich Nietzsche wrote the following in Twilight of the Idols: We have got rid of the real world: what...

    Started by kfm27917, 29th September 2020 18:24
    • Replies: 5
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    30th September 2020 01:32 Go to last post
  16. What was it like growing up with your generation?

    With the constant, rapid advancement of electronics, being a 4yr old now is very different from being a 4yr old in the 50s. As the times change, old...

    Started by Strat, 5th April 2020 14:05
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    23rd September 2020 21:08 Go to last post
  17. Passive-Aggressive Satanism

    In Satanism, everything is inverted. Turned upside down, both literally and metaphorically. In areas where Satanic activity is known to have...

    Started by Mike, 17th June 2020 05:38
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  18. What's the real root of that bad decision you made?

    I started this thread (and copied Star Mariner's great reply from this other thread) after musing on the complex domino-chain of decisions that led...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 20th September 2020 14:30
    • Replies: 14
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    22nd September 2020 10:37 Go to last post
  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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    20th September 2020 12:52 Go to last post
  20. 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: 4
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    19th September 2020 13:21 Go to last post
  21. Post Confessions of a Sociopath

    I read in this post from Onyxknight ...

    Started by wegge, 2nd March 2014 19:58
    inner-self, psychopath, sociopath
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,772
    17th September 2020 11:13 Go to last post
  22. UNCLE TOM — The Documentary

    Here it is: http://avalonlibrary.net/Uncle_Tom_(2020).mp4 (1hr 46 mins, 840 Mb) An "Uncle Tom" is a derogatory term for "a black man...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 13th September 2020 12:26
    • Replies: 1
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    14th September 2020 02:26 Go to last post
  23. Tribal scarring practices

    I've been looking for the origination of what is a widespread practice across many African cultures. After an hour or so I concluded it was a...

    Started by Ewan, 22nd August 2020 09:50
    • Replies: 3
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    13th September 2020 12:43 Go to last post
  24. Fairness is an illusion

    There is no such thing as fairness. It depends on who knows who, especially in the political system. And who in that system benefits or looses. ...

    Started by East Sun, 6th September 2020 23:17
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    7th September 2020 15:55 Go to last post
  25. B!tch Ass White Boy

    This Youtuber goes by the name Officer Tatum, and in this short video(little over 6 mins) he covers an incident that occured in an NBA playoff game...

    Started by Mike, 25th August 2020 05:23
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    6th September 2020 14:49 Go to last post
  26. Learning Body Language with the Behaviour Panel

    We have had a lot of fun in our household watching a group of four body language experts critique videos of interviews done with famous people, ufo...

    Started by TelosianEmbrace, 6th September 2020 08:47
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 357
    6th September 2020 14:35 Go to last post
  27. Does it matter what people dress and look like?

    I seen this happen so many times even here in Avalon forums. A person commenting on the views of a persons knowledge or views is, tainted straight...

    Started by Sunny-side-up, 4th September 2020 11:37
    • Replies: 5
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    5th September 2020 14:51 Go to last post
  28. 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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    4th September 2020 16:10 Go to last post
  29. 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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    4th September 2020 11:46 Go to last post
  30. All about "IQ" (whatever that means!)

    IQ, like all testing these days, heavily favors left-brain tasks - the manipulation of visual data and the applicable deductive reasoning required. ...

    Started by Ernie Nemeth, 11th July 2020 14:37
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    3rd September 2020 09:47 Go to last post

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