Sometimes You Need to Delegate
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Post No.: 0545   Furrywisepuppy says:   For some of us, we can too frequently behave like stressed-out, over-worked ‘control freaks’ when we’d be better off if we had the boldness to delegate some tasks to others. This might mean … Read More

Works of Fiction as Gedankenexperiments
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Post No.: 0536   Furrywisepuppy says:   There’s such a natural need for deciphering meaning and coherency in this world that we’ll interpret meaning and assume causality and coherency in even works of fiction, such as fantasy stories in books, … Read More

Perpetuating the Pressures We All Face
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Post No.: 0524   Fluffystealthkitten says:   We often blame the surrounding present culture for the pressures placed upon us to look or behave in a certain way in order to fit in and be accepted, such as people dyeing … Read More

Words, Meaning and Linguistics
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Post No.: 0472   Fluffystealthkitten says:   All words have a semantic meaning (a literal meaning) and a pragmatic meaning (why something was expressed, which will take into account the context it was expressed). Non-word utterances, like grunts, can have … Read More

Genetic Heritability is not Necessarily Fixed
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Post No.: 0466   Furrywisepuppy says:   The interaction of both genetics and environmental factors – such as the amount of nutrition received when young or even when still in the womb, humans preferring to hunt larger prey to extinction, … Read More

Size Matters, or Matters of Size
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Post No.: 0447   Furrywisepuppy says:   I primarily exist as a tiny furry beast. But which size is better – ickle or large?   The bigger they are, the harder they fall, where there’s atmosphere – as size increases … Read More

Humans Versus Other Animals!
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Post No.: 0433   Furrywisepuppy says:   Just some musings today as a shape-shifting frisky furmiliar who often takes on the form of a human being. As you might guess, taking on these multiple perspectives is going to have some … Read More

If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On
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Post No.: 0405   Furrywisepuppy says:   Some people worry that trying to critically analyse the things we enjoy that involve feelings and emotions, such as art and music, will ruin their enjoyment for those things. For others, it’ll potentially … Read More

Resonant and Emotionally Intelligent Leaders
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Post No.: 0397   Furrywisepuppy says:   In the context of resonant leadership – emotional intelligence is the ability to recognise, understand and use emotional information about oneself so that it leads to or causes effective performance in everybody; social … Read More

Behavioural Genetics and What Influences our Traits
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Post No.: 0362   Furrywisepuppy says:   In the field of behavioural genetics (the study of how genes influence our behaviours), and regarding quantitative or polygenic traits (traits that are influenced by more than one gene, which is most of … Read More

Surely You Must Be Joking?
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Post No.: 0324   Furrywisepuppy says:   It could be said that jokes fall into or involve a few basic categories or elements. There are exaggerations that create wild mental images, understatements or sarcasm. There are puns such as words … Read More

Lead From the Front Where the Action Is
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Post No.: 0297   Furrywisepuppy says:   For those who run a business – lead from the front rather than huddled in the middle or hiding at the back. The front is where your customers/clients are and where the action … Read More

Good Leaders Create More Leaders
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Post No.: 0262   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Leaders take the ultimate responsibility – they do take the plaudits and they do take the blames (well few people care about or know who literally presses the buttons or pulls the levers … Read More

Must Have a Good Sense of Humour
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Post No.: 0240   Furrywisepuppy says:   The reason why humour and laughter evolved is still debated. But we are definitely far more likely to laugh when in the company of others, suggesting that it’s primarily a social activity and … Read More

Discussing Death and Dying
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Post No.: 0233   Furrywisepuppy says:   Most of us avoid it but we need to talk about death, and do so while we’re still in full control of our mental faculties, because it’s the one thing that’s inevitable for … Read More

The Logical Success of Your Ancestry and Lineage
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Post No.: 0193   Furrywisepuppy says:   When people investigate into their own ancestry or genealogy, chances are they will find at least someone in their lineage who was historically great or interesting.   Now this is actually nothing to … Read More

Cultural Cross-Fertilisation is Natural and Beneficial
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Post No.: 0160   Fluffystealthkitten says:   This post may be controversial but taking into account all of my personal views expressed in Post No.: 0063 about giving and taking offence, intent and inconsideration – I overall don’t personally agree … Read More

Those at the First Line of Defence are Heroes Too
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Post No.: 0119   Furrywisepuppy says:   Those who save the lives of the already sick or in danger are indeed heroes – but surely so are those who work to prevent people from becoming sick or in danger in … 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

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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