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Equality for Terrorism: A Response to the New York Times

New York City is not only one of the most important cities in the world, but one of the most heavily targeted. Just last year, terrorists implied their intent to make NYC their next target for attack after the… 423 more words


How Much Longer?

The word “desensitization” is defined as “being less¬†likely to feel shock or distress at scenes of cruelty, violence, or suffering by overexposure to such images”. 824 more words


Fear is an emotion, not a behaviour

You Can’t Reinforce Fear

Fear is an emotion, not a behaviour. It is subject to classical conditioning (the way we form associations between different things) rather than operant conditioning (how we learn by the consequences of our behaviour). 496 more words


Desensitization (trigger warning)

Crake said these incidents were bogus. He said the men were paid to do it, or their families were. The sponsors required them to put on a good show because otherwise people would get bored and turn off.

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Oryx And Crake

Good news for patients needing Kidney transplant

There is good news for tens of thousands of patients with kidney failure ¬†waiting for a compatible donor as in a revolutionary study , researchers have successfully changed patients’ immune system so that they can accept kidneys from an incompatible donor. 408 more words

How to beat your fears and try new things

Let me tell you a story.

Last year, I wanted to go to a guided meditation in a Buddhism center in my hometown. Since I can be shy and I didn’t know anybody there, it made me uncomfortable. 2,505 more words

Beat Fear

Desensitization in Modern Society

One thing that I am coming to realize is that it is so easy to become desensitized by the impurities of our modern culture. Media surrounds us from every angle whether it’s television, radio, billboards, magazines, and many more. 257 more words