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Wentworth Wednesday

Chapter 10, part 2

We do so wish that Charles had married Anne instead. I suppose you know he
wanted to marry Anne?”

After a moment’s pause, Captain Wentworth said–

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Susan Kaye

Reparation or reactance? The influence of guilt on reaction to persuasive communication

Aurélien Graton, François Ric, Emilie Gonzalez


Guilt is generally assumed to motivate a desire to repair and to promote prosocial behavior. However, recent research suggests that this link is not automatic and that guilt may sometimes lead to negative social outcomes. 98 more words


Hope it is :)

It’s never tiring to explore new things. All you need is to change your perspective, widen your horizon, reach outwards, toss out your fear for unknowns. 510 more words


30 Day Movie Challenge - Day 7

Day 7 – The 7th DVD/BluRay movie from the right on your shelf

Well, I don’t have one shelf, but many, a whole cupboard dedicated to movies! 625 more words

At The Movies

Pride & Precedence: The Root of All Evil?

An advice column by Persuasion’s own Mary Musgrove

Recently our rector delivered an homily on the evils of money. According to the Bible (he quoted some dreary text), the love of money is wrong. 575 more words



(In the interest of playing a little catch-up with my daily portrait project, this post will also double as 415 Self-Portraits: 9/415.)

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Self-Portraits (in Words And Images)

Good Faith

A lot of philosophy and social science boils down to the quest for the right standards.

  • What standard of measurement shall we use for overall or even individual well being?
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