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Annoying Me, Annoying You (A-ha)
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Post No.: 0699   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Sometimes the overriding sentiment we feel in life is people can be really annoying! This can then make us feel exasperated or enraged, which may mean that we’ll say or do something we’ll … Read More

How to Survive a Break-Up or Rejection
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Post No.: 0698   Furrywisepuppy says:   Some say ‘it is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all’ – but try telling that to someone who’s still reeling from a break-up(!)   A broken … Read More

A Review on Whether We Can Trust Customer Reviews
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Post No.: 0697   Furrywisepuppy says:   Honest reviewers behave altruistically because they voluntarily spend a little of their own furry time to pass benefits onto others because they inform others and keep retailers and manufacturers themselves honest – which … Read More

Speciesism, Livestock Welfare and Eating Meat
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Post No.: 0696   Furrywisepuppy says:   ‘Speciesism’ is like racism, sexism or genderism but about the discrimination in treatment between different individuals belonging to different organism species (e.g. treating a sheep differently to a ferret). Does this accusation go … Read More

The Mutual Misreadings Between Allistic and Autistic People
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Post No.: 0695   Furrywisepuppy says:   Firstly, the best set of analogies I’ve ever heard to explain how autistic people can be so diverse from each other in their presentations yet all still be regarded as autistic is via … Read More

The Contact, Parasocial Contact and Extended Contact Hypotheses
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Post No.: 0694   Furrywisepuppy says:   What we naturally do whenever we meet someone new is craft a mental story about them based on the way they dress, how they talk, the identities they hold, etc.. And it’s automatic … Read More

That Don’t Impress Me Much
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Post No.: 0693   Furrywisepuppy says:   Imagine if you were the only person in the world. Everything else is present as it is right now – such as the houses, cars, etc. and you can have whatever you like … Read More

Glass Ceilings, Unpaid Work and the Gender Pay Gap
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Post No.: 0692   Fluffystealthkitten says:   The glass ceiling is a metaphor for how women find it difficult to enter the highest echelons in their industries and thus obtain the highest salaries and decision-making powers e.g. c-suite executives in … Read More

Civilians and Directly Participating in Hostilities
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Post No.: 0691   Furrywisepuppy says:   In war, attacks on civilians or civilian objects are prohibited even when carried out as reprisals (revenge). A tit-for-tat response to a prior violation of IHL by the enemy (e.g. ‘you’ve slain my … Read More

Faith Healing and Praying for a Divine Intervention
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Post No.: 0690   Furrywisepuppy says:   Faith is like a perfect scam because any scepticism towards it is directly silenced because you’ll be accused of lacking enough of it! In other words, as soon as you question faith itself … Read More

Inconsistent Verdicts Don’t Cancel Each Other Out
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Post No.: 0689   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Due to the ‘false consensus effect’, we assume others see the world as we do, hence we assume everyone would come to the same conclusions as we would based on the same presented … Read More

Do Photographic and Eidetic Memories Exist?
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Post No.: 0688   Furrywisepuppy says:   Some people have more exceptional memories than others – but it’s largely down to the use of mnemonics or techniques that aid information retention and retrieval. Plus ample practice.   Under formal scientific … Read More

Express Your Authentic Self
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Post No.: 0687   Furrywisepuppy says:   Tough fuzzy patches will inevitably arise at work, like when an unexpected (in timing) pandemic scuppers all plans. But conscientious people will fail less because they work hard. Conscientiousness and grit/determination are correlated. … Read More

We’re on Each Other’s Team
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Post No.: 0686   Fluffystealthkitten says:   More frequently than not for a social species like humans – the optimal strategy for individuals is to work well together as a team. Well everybody is born dependent on others as babies … Read More

Sharing, Fairness and Honesty in Children
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Post No.: 0685   Furrywisepuppy says:   Even for adults, sharing doesn’t always come easily, even if a sense of fairness does. People can differ in what they consider as fair but everyone will have an opinion on what’s fair. … Read More

The Paparazzi Through a Lens
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Post No.: 0684   Fluffystealthkitten says:   The paparazzi are independent photographers who take pictures of well-known people, usually while the latter go about their normal life routines. The paparazzi then try to sell these photographs to media outlets – … Read More

With a Little Delicate Tact
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Post No.: 0683   Furrywisepuppy says:   Many of us have come to believe that work is to be endured, not enjoyed. After all, it’s work, not play, right?! But since our time at work during our working years totals … Read More

The Spiky Profiles of Those on the Autism Spectrum
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Post No.: 0682   Furrywisepuppy says:   Since Fluffystealthkitten covered ADHD back in Post No.: 0640, I’ve gone ahead to learn more about autism or ASD (autism spectrum disorder) in order to try to understand autistic people better…   Autism … Read More

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