We Can Either Adapt or Die!
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Post No.: 0928   Furrywisepuppy says:   The modern world of work is far less stable than it used to be – 4,000 years ago, you could easily predict what the next 100 years would be roughly like, but nowadays … Read More

Unfalsifiable Hypotheses
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Post No.: 0927   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Regarding any context, if someone asked you, “What evidence will it take for you to change your beliefs?” and you cannot or won’t state what’ll satisfy you – then maybe your beliefs aren’t … Read More

The Advantages of Collectivist Cultures During Crises
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Post No.: 0926   Furrywisepuppy says:   Being kind is more important than being clever. Well it is socially intelligent to overall be kind.   Social animals dominate the top 5 lists of smartest animals in the animal kingdom (although … Read More

Suggestion, Mind Control and Hypnosis
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Post No.: 0925   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Suggestion is simply a priming effect. It’s when someone causes you to see, hear or feel something by merely bringing it to your mind. The question, “Do you feel something on your scalp?” … Read More

The Benefits of Being Fit
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Post No.: 0924   Furrywisepuppy says:   Healthy living is beneficial for the well-being of both mind and body. It’s not just about disease prevention but also the way it makes us feel great! Being fit does help us to … Read More

The Benefits of Being Prosocial
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Post No.: 0923   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Being prosocial is a form of delayed gratification – doing something good for others now will increase the likelihood of something good coming back around to us one day.   As long as … Read More

Bad or Just Unfortunate People?
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Post No.: 0922   Furrywisepuppy says:   Like how obesity and addiction are increasingly being understood to be less as personal failings but as unfortunate products of an individual’s genetics and past experiences, and wider surrounding environment and culture – … Read More

Media Article Corrections and Retractions
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Post No.: 0921   Furrywisepuppy says:   A good academic paper will acknowledge the limitations of its own study, such as the assumptions made and relied upon, any missing data, the participant dropout rate and reasons, the lack of single … Read More

Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining Power
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Post No.: 0920   Furrywisepuppy says:   Trade unions divide opinions. One’s stance mainly depends on whether one is an employee, an employer or some other member of the public in a particular situation. (The latter group include customers of … Read More

Community and Loyalty
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Post No.: 0919   Furrywisepuppy says:   Recommencing our discussion on moral obligations and community loyalty from Post No.: 0915 – your parents or adoptive parents may have spent a lot of energy and time raising you, but you never … Read More

The Ordeal an Asylum Seeker Goes Through
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Post No.: 0918   Furrywisepuppy says:   So what is the typical procedure that an asylum seeker goes through?   Firstly, the journey from their country of origin to their country of destination can take several years and take a … Read More

Get Networking!
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Post No.: 0917   Furrywisepuppy says:   It’s always more powerful if you can get others to come to you rather than you going to them – so get networking so that others are aware of you and what you … Read More

Different Types of Amnesia
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Post No.: 0916   Furrywisepuppy says:   ‘Post-traumatic amnesia’ occurs immediately after a traumatic blow to the head. This type of amnesia, where one is left disorientated, is usually temporary but can indicate a concussion.   ‘Retrograde amnesia’ is hardly … Read More

Do We Have Obligations of Solidarity?
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Post No.: 0915   Furrywisepuppy says:   A hot debate in philosophy concerns determining the essential telos or purpose of things e.g. is walking the course on foot an essential element of Tour-level golf? The telos is crucial because you … Read More

Materialism and Excessive Consumption
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Post No.: 0914   Furrywisepuppy says:   Capitalism has raised many people out of poverty. But materialism and excessive consumption bring environmental problems like resource depletion and pollution. You could argue that Soviet-style socialism eventually decimates itself but unfettered capitalism … Read More

Making Donations to Save the Most Lives
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Post No.: 0913   Furrywisepuppy says:   Making charitable donations isn’t irrational – but if our aim is to save as many unfortunate lives as possible with our donations, we frequently make irrational choices. (We also often similarly behave irrationally … Read More

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