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Someone Unlike You

In my recent post, I recommended reading Laney’s The Introvert Advantage. The book offers advice and support to the “temperamental minority” of introverts, who make up roughly a quarter of the general population. 678 more words

Rants

An Australian in Russia – thoughts and observations

Maybe it says something about the type of person I am, but even on holidays my professional life manages to come to the fore.  It’s really more about my interest in cities and places, and what makes them tick. 1,458 more words

Русская Планета

Thinking inside the boxes

One of the ways we make sense of that complex world we live in is by the creation of boxes. Many schemas we form are about “types” of people. 839 more words

Male dominant society 

My discovery of sociology has opened my eyes to the male dominance of the world and society.

RELIGION all religions I’m aware of, have a male deity, why? 189 more words

Sociology

Defying Stereotypes

I constantly preach on the stereotype issue. I am always highlighting how so many times people are placing labels on people based on preconceived notions placed upon groups by society. 361 more words

Life

People With Mental Illness are Like Snakes

How would you react if I told you that people with mental illness can be compared to snakes? Your assumption may be that I am going to proceed by discussing how people with mental illness, like snakes, are evil or dangerous. 964 more words

Mental Illness

WALLS UP

I smile, I’m listening to every word you’re saying, I’m not sure if it is because I am a good listener or because I find what you are saying rather interested, or it is just funny… it shouldn’t matter huh, long as I’m listening. 770 more words

Assumptions