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This blog will discuss human beings’ concepts/perceptions of sleep and dreaming, as well as just what exactly the whole rest and recovery process is able to do for us, especially shortly after we wake up! 2,945 more words
As I have already mentioned to you in a previous blog (the one about the concept of sleep), one of the main things I will do with many of the blog posts I release will be to examine human behavior from my completely and totally insane perspective. 2,673 more words
This is an idea that seems difficult for Westerners to accept: when someone harms us, they create the cause of their own suffering. They do this by strengthening habits that imprison them in a cycle of pain and confusion. 160 more words
I used to work with this kid back in the day; almost three or four times a workday, he would tell someone (or speak to himself out loud, which I would classify as awkward but I do too) how many Twitter followers he had. 718 more words
I mean, you know, like, wow, who knew?
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“. . .the study also shows that the use of the discourse markers is particularly common among speakers who score on a personality test as “conscientious”—“people who are more thoughtful and aware of themselves and their surroundings.” Discourse markers, far from being opaque, automatic, or zombie-like, show that the speaker has “a desire to share or rephrase opinions to recipients.” In other words, those “like”s are being used to register that what’s being narrated may not be utterly faithful to each detail—that it may not be, as a fourteen-year-old might say, “literally” true—but that it is essentially true, and, what’s more, that an innate sense of conscientiousness and empathy with the listener forbids the speaker from pretending to a more closely tuned accuracy than she in fact possesses.”