Raise Happy, Moral and Compassionate Children
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Post No.: 0912   Furrywisepuppy says:   Almost every parent would rather raise their children to be happy, moral and compassionate individuals than to be earning six-figure or more incomes – after all, what’s the point of being rich if … Read More

Predictably Predictable!
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Post No.: 0911   Fluffystealthkitten says:   People are frequently predictable even when trying to do something unpredictable or unexpected! When setting multiple-choice questions, most people set a ‘true, false, true, false’ sequence, which they assume is more random – … Read More

Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners
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Post No.: 0910   Furrywisepuppy says:   The love for the taste of sweetness is written deep into human genetic instincts. The main difference when it comes to how much populations in different times and places consume sugar is whether … Read More

Non-Total Recall
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Post No.: 0909   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Traversing this interstellar expanse is long and fur-sty work!   Furrywisepuppy says:   Aye.   Would you like a wee drink?   Fluffystealthkitten says:   No thanks. I’d prefer some plain water if … Read More

Seemingly Contradictory Findings
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Post No.: 0908   Furrywisepuppy says:   The media, and we as media consumers, can occasionally perceive that some findings in science are perpetually tenuous, contradictory and ‘probably going to change again soon’ i.e. science seemingly ‘saying one thing one … Read More

Explaining Paranormal and Supernatural Phenomena
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Post No.: 0907   Fluffystealthkitten says:   The words paranormal and supernatural are usually used synonymously and in most cases this is no problem for they both refer to phenomena that’s believable without a basis on empirical observations gathered though … Read More

Philanthropy Versus Taxation and Public Spending
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Post No.: 0906   Furrywisepuppy says:   Wealthier people obviously find it easier to conduct in philanthropy than the poor. It shouldn’t be surprising that those who are able to give more (e.g. those living in the ‘Global North’ compared … Read More

Some Proclivities of the Finest Bosses
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Post No.: 0905   Furrywisepuppy says:   The greatest bosses see potential in others, continually nurture talent and develop great bosses in others, and of course produce results. They ensure those under them become successful too. They take pleasure in … Read More

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Psychosis
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Post No.: 0904   Furrywisepuppy says:   During WWI, politicians who’d never stepped onto a battlefield dismissed ‘shell shock’, or what’s now known as a type of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as a cowardly made-up excuse by soldiers who’d recently … Read More

To Constantly Seek to Improve
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Post No.: 0903   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Not losing isn’t the same as winning – you can avoid losing by simply not participating in something or not trying anything, but that won’t help you to succeed. If you perpetually avoid … Read More

Charity Creates a Better World
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Post No.: 0902   Furrywisepuppy says:   Charities and publicly-funded projects and institutions are important in civilised communities. Not all businesses that are highly profitable are good for society (e.g. firearms retailers), and not all institutions that operate at a … Read More

The Low-Down on Alcohol on Your Health
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Post No.: 0901   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Alcohol is highly calorific, containing ~7 calories/gram. Alcohol, along with being ‘empty calories’, makes you want to eat and snack more too – leading to a double-whammy risk of excessive calorie consumption.   … Read More

Distributive Justice According to Virtue
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Post No.: 0900   Furrywisepuppy says:   Different individuals or groups experience different fortunes and misfortunes in their lives through no credit or fault of their own, like being born into wealth or poverty due to one’s ancestors being the … Read More

Your Self-Esteem and Self-Worth
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Post No.: 0899   Furrywisepuppy says:   Some people – especially within cultures that value self-sufficiency and independence above all – self-stigmatise expressing pain by hiding their own pains from others, being self-critically hard on themselves, beating themselves up through … Read More

Raising a ‘Child Prodigy’
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Post No.: 0898   Furrywisepuppy says:   Most ‘child prodigies’ are self-driven rather than arise due to pushy ‘tiger parents’ (read Post No.: 0844). They find a deep, almost insatiable, interest in specific areas or activities, like arithmetic or chess. … Read More

Failure is Part of the Journey Towards Success
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Post No.: 0897   Furrywisepuppy says:   Face your fears and accept failure as part of the journey towards eventual success. Forgive yourself – remember that mistakes aren’t intentional. When mistakes happen, acknowledge them (one trick is to proclaim, “How … Read More

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