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It’s amazing how influential our parents are over us. So much to that as adults we keep certain customs, traditions, and habits that not only remind us of life growing up, but our consistent lifestyles we’ve come accustomed to. 329 more words


The Gender Divide

via Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides

Is this a surprised to absolutely ANYONE?

Sadly, I do believe that it is a surprise to the male half of our population.  898 more words


A good essay on framing, reading, and thinking

The essay A Framework for Reclaiming Reality is a great example of good reading on the Internet today.

The author, Jonathan Revusky, skewers a good deal of what passes for thought and analysis in modern society. 180 more words

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The psychological value of micro-feedback

Normally, we get very little detailed psychological micro-feedback.

This is especially true of psychological micro-feedback in real-time real-life situations. Psychologically, such situations are the most important for mental and emotional growth. 371 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Whole brain transformation through micro accumulations

Can we achieve whole brain transformation through an accumulation of micro inputs?

In other words, can we achieve deep transformation by gathering many small bits of information? 578 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Wise compassion

The highest virtue in Buddhism is wisdom, not compassion.

Unwise compassion—that is compassion that brings harm rather than good—is bad.

I think the Pope’s talk as described in the following article is an example of unwise compassion. 130 more words

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Ethnicity, spying, China and everywhere else

Moral universalism which currently governs a great deal of American social and political thinking is wrong.

Moral universalism is the meta-ethical position that some system of ethics, or a universal ethic, applies universally, that is, for “all similarly situated individuals,” regardless of culture, race, sex, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing feature.

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