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It Only Stands Out Because It’s Rare
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Post No.: 0428   Fluffystealthkitten says:   It’s absolutely fantastic, for example, to hear news stories about women in CEO positions or winning in mixed gender sports contests. But wouldn’t it actually be even more fantastic if we lived in … Read More

A Million Dreams is All it’s Gonna Taaake!
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Post No.: 0427   Furrywisepuppy says:   Why do we have dreams when we sleep? There’s currently still no definitive answer as to why but some hypotheses include memory processing, it’s just an extension of our thoughts during the waking … Read More

Tax Havens are Basically Free-Riding Off Other Countries
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Post No.: 0426   Furrywisepuppy says:   The tax havens, or low-tax jurisdictions, that exist in the world today are all relatively small countries or territories, in terms of geography and population, for a reason – the world wouldn’t be … Read More

Schadenfreude, Self-Esteem and Perceived Status
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Post No.: 0425   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Lots of things that people get bullied for aren’t things that the victims of the bullying feel are problems until or unless they get bullied for it e.g. having ginger hair, being of … Read More

The Minds of Fraudsters and the Elements of Fraud
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Post No.: 0424   Furrywisepuppy says:   In general terms, fraud is an intentional deception, whether by commission or omission, which causes a perpetrator to realise a gain and a victim to suffer an economic loss.   When under a … Read More

Specious Animal Anthropomorphism
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Post No.: 0423   Fluffystealthkitten says:   I know you really want to talk about animal body language and the subject of anthropomorphism now.   Furrywisepuppy says:   Yes I do. I think this topic of anthropomorphism is important to … Read More

Preschools, and School Versus Home-Schooling
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Post No.: 0422   Furrywisepuppy says:   Individual preschools and nursery schools vary considerably in what they offer hence it’s tricky to say in general terms whether they’re worth it or not. But from the experimental design studies that exist, … Read More

The Responsibility of Society as a Whole
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Post No.: 0421   Furrywisepuppy says:   Whenever we see lots of people experiencing the same problems in or around the same places at the same time – it’s logical and sensible to primarily look for the systemic reasons behind … Read More

There are Many Other Types of Meditation Too
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Post No.: 0420   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Furrywisepuppy took a look at mindful breathing meditation, body scan meditation and loving-kindness meditation in Post No.: 0180. But there are many other meditation techniques you can also try if those don’t work … Read More

Senses and Sensory Reality
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Post No.: 0419   Furrywisepuppy says:   Reality is an illusion constructed inside your own brain. Everything you perceive is down to a personal interpretation, based on your own genes combined with your own personal present and importantly past experiences … Read More

The Price We Pay for Our Illogical Behaviours
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Post No.: 0418   Furrywisepuppy says:   Here comes another selection of irrational or illogical behaviours when it comes to people and money (the last lot was presented in Post No.: 0389)…   People are less willing to give something … Read More

How to Create a Cult
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Post No.: 0417   Furrywisepuppy says:   This post isn’t really about teaching people how to start a cult(!) Its purpose is learning about and watching out for some of the common signs of cults so that you or someone … Read More

The Countless Dilemmas in Bioethics
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Post No.: 0416   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Bioethics relates to the ethical issues arising from, the ever-increasing, advances in biology and medicine. There are innumerable dilemmas when it comes to bioethics. These include issues related to informed (or misinformed) consent, weak/soft … Read More

Making a One-Sided Promise, and Detrimental Reliance
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Post No.: 0415   Furrywisepuppy says:   Let me try to extend on Fluffystealthkitten’s post on enforceable and unenforceable contracts in Post No.: 0305. I recognise that I may be vastly overstepping my expertise here but hopefully it’ll serve to … Read More

A Nudge in the Right Direction
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Post No.: 0414   Furrywisepuppy says:   Education evidently isn’t enough sometimes to get people to do what’s good for them. For example, there are many health professionals who don’t even lead healthy lifestyles when they obviously know what they … Read More

Avoiding Exhaustion and Burnout
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Post No.: 0413   Furrywisepuppy says:   Stress is a physiological and psychological response to a real or perceived threat. But not all stress is bad – short-lived, short-term acute stress is a sign of motivation and physiological preparedness, and … Read More

Squabbling Siblings, Loving Siblings
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Post No.: 0412   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Siblings frequently squabble with each other, particularly when young, and this is totally normal! Sisters and brothers who are within a couple of years apart in age, and who share the same gender … Read More

Ethical or Problematic Issues in Reportage
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Post No.: 0411   Furrywisepuppy says:   There are a multitude of ethical or problematic issues in journalism or reportage that we as the audience must be aware of. These include freebies – you may be surprised how many times … Read More

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