Some Things You Learn at School Go Out of Date
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Post No.: 0112   Furrywisepuppy says:   Like throughout history so far, people, maybe fifty to a hundred years in the future, might look back to today and think that our generation was strange, blind or naïve regarding many things … Read More

Acts of Aggression Just Beget More Acts of Aggression
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Post No.: 0111   Furrywisepuppy says:   Hostile aggression springs from anger or hostility – so being in a ‘hot’ state and acting in the heat of the moment. When angry, we usually lose perspective and may say or do … Read More

Evolution, Natural Selection and the Survival of the Fittest
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Post No.: 0110   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Evolution is just heritable variation plus selection pressure, and that’s it, with no intentional direction or goal. ‘Success’ in this context also just means something ‘passed on (some of) its genes onto its … Read More

Training for a Sports Competition or Event
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Post No.: 0109   Furrywisepuppy says:   Sports success depends on biological (e.g. genes), sociological (e.g. opportunities), psychological (e.g. discipline) and educational (e.g. coaching) factors, as well as luck (e.g. what injuries happen to your competitors or which opponents you … Read More

Mental Problems are Ultimately Physical Problems
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Post No.: 0108   Furrywisepuppy says:   At what point does a ‘crazy’ thought or feeling of sadness (that we all feel at least every once in a while in our lives) become a mental health problem? Depression, for instance, … Read More

The Best Cons are the Ones You’re Happy to Go Along With
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Post No.: 0107   Furrywisepuppy says:   Most of us are generally unaware of what techniques and tricks are influencing us as consumers, leading to behaviours like buying frenzies during sales, cult-like followings towards certain brands, people purchasing things they … Read More

Nuclear Weapons and Military Deterrents
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Post No.: 0106   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Do deterrents such as possessing nuclear weapons work? So far, since WWII at least, they haven’t been used in ‘hot’ anger (although they’ve played a key part of a tense and long ‘cold’ … Read More

If Your Children Won’t Eat Their Greens, Try and Try Again
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Post No.: 0105   Furrywisepuppy says:   Our early life experiences with food greatly shape our food preferences when older – we tend to like what we got used to consuming when young. This can possibly even extend to during … Read More

Modern Life and Keeping Up With the Joneses
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Post No.: 0104   Furrywisepuppy says:   So much about modern life works against affording happiness and achieving optimal day-to-day health (e.g. being stuck inside buildings and away from nature, foregoing exercise or social encounters because increasingly more things can … Read More

The Echo Chamber Effect (The Echo Chamber Effect)
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Post No.: 0103   Furrywisepuppy says:   The ‘echo chamber effect’ and ‘filter bubbles’ are troubling in this modern world of news and social media – they occur when people self-select their own circles of people and sources of information … Read More

Exploring Why Some People Object to Same-Sex Marriages
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Post No.: 0102   Fluffystealthkitten says:   I personally have no fluffy problem whatsoever with people who are homosexual because it’s not sufficiently persuasive to say that it does harm to other people or even to the individuals involved, as … Read More

The Brain is the Most Complex Organ in the Body
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Post No.: 0101   Furrywisepuppy says:   Despite mental health being related to one of the, if not the, most complex enclosed machines we currently know of (i.e. the brain) and therefore mental health problems being far more common than … Read More

My Own Personal Episode With Depression as an Adult
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Post No.: 0100   Time for another personal post again. This one follows on from Post No.: 0058 and should complete the very broad overview of my own personal experiences with depression to date.   After university and that trip … Read More

Body Language and Non-Verbal Communication
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Post No.: 0099   Furrywisepuppy says:   Whereas mathematical symbolic language must be precise (e.g. ‘A > B’ should mean nothing else except ‘the value of A is greater than the value of B’) – everyday language can often be … Read More

Helping Your Children to Discover the Things They’ll Enjoy
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Post No.: 0098   Furrywisepuppy says:   Rhythm is innate for most infants. So, as kids, learning to play a musical instrument can be a great joy in and of itself and if they love it then that’s perfect. But … Read More

Being Superficial Leads to Being Easily Deceived
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Post No.: 0097   Furrywisepuppy says:   One day, I decided to pay homage to Charlie Chaplin by cutting and styling my moustache to look like his. I got some weird looks and comments though when I was outside of … Read More

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