Making Joint Versus Single Evaluations
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Post No.: 0816   Furrywisepuppy says:   In a joint evaluation when comparing two scenarios – one where an innocent person gets shot after stumbling into a robbery at a store where that person frequents, and one where that innocent … Read More

The Internal Diversity Within Religious Traditions
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Post No.: 0815   Furrywisepuppy says:   In this post, we’re going to expand on Post No.: 0791 in order to start improving our religious literacy…   So the first thing to understand is that religions are internally diverse – … Read More

Job Applicants Have to Play the Game
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Post No.: 0814   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Biases in job interviews include judging applicants according to their accent, dialect, hairstyle, skin colour and ultimately the features of a person that (supposedly) denote their ‘class’, which in turn (supposedly) denotes their … Read More

Should You Be Responsible for an Accident?
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Post No.: 0813   Furrywisepuppy says:   We could take a step back and question a broader assumption in law – should the intention of committing a crime matter at all or just the fact of the act itself? Absolute … Read More

Provide and Realise Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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Post No.: 0812   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Continuing on our journey towards understanding International Human Rights Law (IHRL) better, where in our last stop we learnt more about the obligations to respect, protect and fulfil certain rights (Post No.: 0799) … Read More

Why We Need More ‘Doves’ Than ‘Hawks’
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Post No.: 0811   Furrywisepuppy says:   Nature seeks a balance between ‘hawks’ (defectors, conflict-seekers or free-riders) and ‘doves’ (collaborators or cooperators). And evolution has worked out that the best strategy isn’t all about conflict or direct competition – in … Read More

Complementary and Alternative Medicine
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Post No.: 0810   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Although the definition of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a bit nebulous, they’re considered to be treatments that fall outside of mainstream healthcare. They include the likes of homeopathy, aromatherapy, acupuncture, naturopathy, … Read More

Longer-Term Strategies For Those With Personality Disorders
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Post No.: 0809   Furrywisepuppy says:   Post No.: 0796 explored some immediate things you could try to soothe and take care of yourself if you struggle momentarily or day-to-day for having a personality disorder.   But we don’t just … Read More

Titanic Volcanic Panic!
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Post No.: 0808   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Towards the same challenges/threats, some people panic while others don’t – hence it’s less to do with those challenges/threats and more to do with us as individuals, like our courage, resilience, cognitive capacities … Read More

What Makes Excellent Product Design?
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Post No.: 0807   Furrywisepuppy says:   Design and technology affects us individually and as a society – our lifestyles, jobs, potentials, pastimes, cultures, economics, environments, and thus politics.   Automation, usually via technology, can de-skill us, which is fine … Read More

Would a Global Government Solve Some Global Problems?
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Post No.: 0806   Furrywisepuppy says:   From time to time, we may wish there were some sort of ‘global or world government’, or cosmocracy, that had jurisdiction over the entire world, so that we can more easily tackle collective … Read More

Your DNA and Your Dinner
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Post No.: 0805   Fluffystealthkitten says:   From a population-wide epidemiological perspective, we’ve got to realise that the human gene pool hasn’t changed that much since ~40 years ago. Yet obesity rates have rose sharply in coincidence with an environment … Read More

Some Tactics to Get What You Request
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Post No.: 0804   Furrywisepuppy says:   The ‘foot-in-the-door technique’ involves making a small, unobtrusive furry request that should be easily acceptable, then later asking for a bigger request. This latter request will now have a greater chance of being … Read More

False and Planted Memories, Recall and Recognition
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Post No.: 0803   Furrywisepuppy says:   We can remember things that didn’t happen at all, or remember things differently from the way they really were. Memories are a bit like a Wikipedia page – you can go there and … Read More

Portray Yourself as Exciting and Fun!
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Post No.: 0802   Fluffystealthkitten says:   If you’re looking for love, devote your energies to fully engaging with life and all it has to offer. The more you’re enjoying yourself, the more fun you’re having – the more appealing … Read More

ASMR, or the ‘Tingles’
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Post No.: 0801   Furrywisepuppy says:   ASMR, or autonomous sensory meridian response, is that nice tingly feeling around the scalp, neck and upper body. It’s a soothing sensation that can be triggered by certain kinds of visual, audio or … Read More

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