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Silly, Random & Fun
1 week ago1w

Posted by Willow_Wisp
I had an interesting conversation recently with a ultra pacifistic liberal. He wants to reach out and make friends with the MAGA types that work at our office. He says, "Let me explain it to you, most of these people come from religious families with...
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Quotes
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Marionville
“The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn’t betray it I’d be ashamed of myself”……………Noam Chomsky.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Marionville
GALOPIN/GALLOPIN. - Noun…1)(esp. Scottish) - kitchen helper, a turn-spit, a scullion; an errand-boy, especially one who works for a cook. 2) a ragamuffin, urchin, scamp, brat. 3) a half-sized Belgian beer glass (12.5 cl) used for ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by BD66
You eventually get to this point even without studying psychology:
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News & Links
Jun 19Jun 19

Posted by snytiger6
LINKPeople Who Believe Conspiracy Theories Just Want To Be Unique, Say Psychologists | IFLScience
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
May 23May 23

Posted by yvilletom
Sociotherapy - a neologism, a counterpart to psychotherapy. It requires advanced degrees in sociology rather than in psychology. See Wiki for details.
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Posts
May 16May 16

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
It’s all on the wheel..
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Silly, Random & Fun
May 12May 12

Posted by Apunzelle
You just can’t make this stuff up. 🤦‍♀️ 😂 Couple in India sue son for not giving them a grandchild A couple in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand are suing their only son and his wife for not giving them a grandchild after ...
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News & Links
May 9May 9

Posted by David1955
LINKNew research uncovers stereotype differences between agnostics and atheists
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News & Links
May 4May 4

Posted by snytiger6
LINKA BYU student flashed a Pride flag at graduation to honor LGBTQ students like herself - CNN
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Posts
Mar 8Mar 8

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS BUSINESS3/8/2022 Canopy Growth Corporation is being deleted from the S&P/TSX 60 Index. LINK: Federal prosecutors said Eaze's former CEO should be given a light sentence after...
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aussie sceptics
Feb 27Feb 27

Posted by David1955
LINKFederal election 2022: Can we trust the polls?
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
My favorite childhood memory is building sand castles with my grandfather... Until my mother took the urn from me.
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Just for Laughs
Feb 7Feb 7

Posted by bobwjr
Happy to be of service
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Feb 6Feb 6

Posted by skado
A recent interlocutor informed me that Evolutionary Psychology wasn’t real science, so if that’s the case, this article and this type of research can’t be trusted to be reliable. It’s trying to claim that atheists are more intelligent than ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 6Feb 6

Posted by FvckY0u
LINK"Conservative syndrome" might explain why religious people tend to be of lower intelligence
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 4Feb 4

Posted by Lorajay
For my friends in the UK.
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Feb 2Feb 2

Posted by Unity
I would love to hear thoughts and opinions on Whoopi Goldberg's recent controversial comments concerning Jews and the holocaust.
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Health & Happiness
Jan 30Jan 30

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKWhy Aren’t All Drugs Legal? - Freakonomics
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jan 28Jan 28

Posted by Marionville
RECIPROCITY. - Noun…the practice of exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, especially privileges granted by one country or organisation to another. “the European Community intends to start discussions on reciprocity with third ...
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News & Links
Jan 23Jan 23

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKTaking Notes By Hand May Be Better Than Digitally, Researchers Say : NPR
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Just for Laughs
Jan 23Jan 23

Posted by puff
An elderly couple in their 80's wanted to spice things up and were discussing role playing. During their discussion the man mentioned he was hungry and excused himself to go to the toilet. When he came out, his wife jumped up from the bed with a ...
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Just for Laughs
Jan 18Jan 18

Posted by Heather2367
Reverse psychology.
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Broken Hearts Club
Jan 11Jan 11

Posted by azzow2
Why are some breakups harder than others? In my case, I know that the other person still has feelings for me, and some serious miscommunication is going on and the breakup was for the wrong reasons. Something that had happened on a subconscious level...
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Trump Pinata
Jan 8Jan 8

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
Not my favorite commentator, but this has some value. theressomethingwrongwiththesepeople 😜 Pastor lays hands and prays to cardboard cutout Trump
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Just for Laughs
Dec 19, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by bobwjr
Sure looks like it
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News & Links
Dec 3, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKOur relationship with conspiracy theories is as old and complicated as time. However, it seems like lately, an increasing number of people believe in theories that go against rational thoughts, scientific facts and recorded truth. Many of us have ...
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Love & Relationships
Dec 1, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by LiterateHiker
Single people today care less about looks.
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Posts
Nov 24, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Freespirit64
4 was shocking...I mourned Hodor!
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Nov 13, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by MerlinZap
LINKAudioslave - Show Me How to Live (Official Video) - YouTube
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Memes R Us
Nov 6, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Does the math work?
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Illogical atheists guide for ending Christianity
Nov 2, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by WordSticky
This is not an exhaustive list. This list has many of the areas that would be useful to have basic, general or some knowledge and understanding in these areas. Physics- in relation to logos(thoughts, words and speach), cognition, information ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Nov 2, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Marionville
IMAGO. - Noun…1) (Entomology) the final and fully developed adult stage of an insect, typically winged; the last stage in the metamorphosis of an insect, for instance moths and butterflies. 2) (Psychology) an unconscious idealised image of ...
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News & Links
Oct 30, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by David1955
LINKResearchers Are Figuring Out Why Some People Can 'Hear' The Voices of The Dead
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Psychology
Oct 24, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by AnonySchmoose
LINKHow extreme heat from climate change distorts human behavior | Science News
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News & Links
Oct 9, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by David1955
LINKNew psychology research identifies a robust predictor of atheism in adulthood
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Just for Laughs
Oct 3, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Lizard_of_Ahaz
Meanwhile in the projection booth....
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Just for Laughs
Oct 1, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by bobwjr
Now that's very different
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COVID-19
Sep 21, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
Cons are now claiming the evil left has, through using reverse psychology, gotten the right to antivaxxers. The left wants the right to die, so either they dont get vaxxed or succumb to the "smug" left and do get vaxxed, implying the left owned them....
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Music, Movies & Books
Sep 21, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by JackPedigo
Nutballs during a time of crises is normal so says a book that came out 1 month before the start of Covid-19, “The Psychology of Pandemics.” There was even an anti-mask league in San Francisco during the flu of 1918. ...
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Memes R Us
Sep 20, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by OldMetalHead
Reverse psychology only works on toddlers, so there you go
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Just for Laughs
Sep 19, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Heather2367
Demon uprising of the 1980s.
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Posts
Sep 12, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by MindfulLove
In this Psychology Today article, a scholar/researcher provides 7 elements that she believes define an intimate relationship. I would re-order the elements as follows: knowledge; responsiveness; trust; care; commitment; ...
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Just for Laughs
Sep 2, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by St-Sinner
This irrational fear
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Philosophy & Meaning
Aug 16, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Robecology
The wisdom of the Chinese - regarding Atheism - even in ancient times;
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Psychology
Aug 10, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Word
I don't know where to pose this query but in a psychology discussion. How to get someone's attention in a positive or "proper" manner when the information is in opposition to their "beliefs " AND the one trying to get someone's attention has ...
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Jul 28, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by johnnyrobish
Anti-Vaxxer Arrested After Threatening to Beat, Kill, and Lynch Dr. Fauci A Maryland man named Thomas Patrick Connally Jr., has been arrested for making a series of unhinged, violent threats against Dr. Anthony Fauci, calling him “a sickening,...
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This Day In History
Jul 22, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by altschmerz
75 years ago: Zionist Irgun group bombs King David Hotel in British Palestine On July 22, 1946, the Zionist organization Irgun bombed the King David Hotel in British-controlled Palestine, killing 91 people and injuring 46 more. ...
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Trump Pinata
Jul 21, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by OldMetalHead
LINKTom Brady Joins President Biden at White House to Mock Trump
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Family & Parenting
Jul 12, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by BBJong
Brittany Spears ,,,i think this is over DUE_-_-_guardians MAY have HAD her well being in mind ...now its just a MONEY COW ... Some sight " post pardom depression " _-_ yet "LEGAL TRUMPS" psychology rattinaliolism and they have the legal ...
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Posts
Jul 10, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by johnnyrobish
DePaul University Professor Explains Why We Procrastinate Joseph Ferrari, Professor of Psychology at DePaul University in Chicago, says his research has determined that procrastinating really has very little to do with laziness. Ferrari ...
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Vegan\Vegetarian World
Jul 2, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Wildgreens
LINKDunning-Kruger Effect
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Posts
Jul 1, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by bobwjr
Can get very big lol
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News & Links
Jun 19, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by barjoe
LINKChamp, the Bidens' German Shepherd, has died - CNNPolitics
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Photography
Jun 16, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by fishline79
I'm finally back in Menorca after 20 months absence. Riding down Es Carrer Nou (the New Road) in my village of Alaior, on my bicycle, I am almost blown over by the wafting fragrance emanating from the beautiful Mimosa trees lining the street. The ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 9, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JackPedigo
Which is better, being shocked or being solitary? ”The researchers then decided to take the experiment a step further. For 15 minutes, the team left participants alone in a lab room in which they could push a button and shock themselves if they ...
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Love & Relationships
Jun 5, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by LiterateHiker
Was I too harsh with this guy on a dating site?
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Health & Happiness
Jun 2, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by Tourirst
In the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is. It is related to the cognitive bias of illusory superiority and comes from the inability of ...
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Feminist Atheists
May 31, 2021May 2021

Posted by LovinLarge
Welcome new members! The more, the merrier, as they say. Really looking forward to getting to know everyone.
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Memes R Us
May 26, 2021May 2021

Posted by Heather2367
No more hand-shakes.
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Just for Laughs
May 23, 2021May 2021

Posted by clim995
sorry I don't have any energy to cook today.
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Politics
May 22, 2021May 2021

Posted by HelenRoseBuck
Nuts! They are all crazy! I’m not sure where the latest conspiracy came from but it’s a doozy! The cartoon is, of course, making fun of that particular conspiracy theory. When will it stop and how will the history books (not to mention the ...
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Posts
May 18, 2021May 2021

Posted by snytiger6
Hi. I need to get my birthday suit taken in....
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Leftists
May 3, 2021May 2021

Posted by TheGreatShadow
Fox is being sued and News Max issues apology! Forget about "fair and balanced". We'd settle for FACTUAL. Show this to your Right Wing friends. Looks like they dropped the Newsmax thing tho.
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Religion & Spirituality
May 2, 2021May 2021

Posted by guntis
I like to watch evangelist performances, nice manipulative psychology lessons. Does anybody else have this strange hobby?
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 25, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by abyers1970
I’ve studied Psychology and hypnosis. Once you study those then the concept of religion and how it controls people become readily apparent. A hypnotist can hypnotize someone and then when in a trance tell that the hypnotist finger is on fire and ...
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Posts
Apr 14, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by Ryo1
Oops... Overconfidence punished by embarassing failure. 😂
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Music Fans
Apr 7, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by prestonw1243
VERONICA LEWIS. ODE TO JERRY LEE.
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Posts
Apr 6, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
Hence the term, "Getting High"...
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Just for Laughs
Mar 23, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
Don't startle me like that!
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Music, Movies & Books
Mar 21, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by Surfpirate
My local band in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
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News & Links
Mar 15, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKLate Night! - Our Guest Is Hemant Mehta, The Friendly Atheist - YouTube
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Politics
Mar 11, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by linxminx
Good documentary streaming on several sites. Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump. Here is the trailer on You Tube.
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News & Links
Mar 9, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKStudy investigates American atheists’ stigmatization, psychological well-being | CYFS | Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools | University of Nebraska–Lincoln
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Just for Laughs
Mar 1, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by RichieO
At a southern university, students in the psychology program were attending their first class on emotional extremes. "Just to establish some parameters," said the professor to the student from Arkansas, "what is the opposite of joy?" "Sadness," ...
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General & Hellos
Feb 14, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by bobwjr
LINKBiden administration has purchased enough vaccine for for all Americans by July
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News & Links
Feb 12, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Dyl1983
Yes. Yes it is. Is Narcissism the Cost of Being an American --- Psychology Today
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Music, Movies & Books
Feb 8, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKSelf-Help: What Went Wrong? - YouTube
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Just for Laughs
Feb 7, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
I didn't know whether to laugh or cry at this! :-D
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Politics
Feb 5, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by floWteiuQ
This about sums it up!
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Politics
Feb 2, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Wildgreens
LINKDemonstrations & Political Violence in America: New Data for Summer 2020 | ACLED
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 30, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by redbai
LINKMasks, Karens, and Whiteness
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Memes R Us
Jan 26, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by MichelleGar1
Reverse psychology? Lol
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Posts
Jan 24, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by VineetHonkan
An interesting article I just read about the psychology of sex, for both men and women. I took away that men who have more anxiety are more prone to sexual dysfunction and women are more attentive to sexual stimuli (female erections) than...
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Trump Pinata
Jan 23, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Freedompath
It is FOX news that needs to be banned from the AIRWAVES! They have poisoned many, many, minds In America! AND, they are doing it ON PURPOSE!
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Feline Fanatics
Jan 20, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by nicestuff
When I volunteered at the Humane Society, we were taught some cat psychology tricks. One is the slow eye blink. Have you ever seen your cat do this? You can do it to a cat to gain trust. Slowly open and close your eyes, shutting them for a few ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Dec 25, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by whiskywoman
merry christmas
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Simple Thoughts
Dec 23, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
Psychology says: People who love the color black have the most colorful minds.🙂
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Posts
Dec 16, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by dustindareawf
Hi! I am Dustin; I was born in Corning, Iowa, and attended high school in Lenox, Iowa, spent my university years at Iowa State in Ames, Iowa, where I earned a degree in psychology and a degree in sociology. I like to write on mostly social science ...
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Posts
Dec 14, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by glennlab
5 a day or more, give me a break
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Posts
Dec 14, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Hages
“If the average man is made in God's image, then such a man as Beethoven or Aristotle is plainly superior to God.” - H. L. Mencken
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Religious Naturalism
Dec 5, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by skado
If you’re squeamish about religious language you’ll probably want to scroll past this one. My first impression was that this guy is a religious literalist, and I have no patience for that. Something made me hang in there a little longer and ...
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Biden Piñata
Dec 2, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Umbrella_Guard
Stalin ? Really ?
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Introverts Unite!
Dec 1, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by TheoryNumber3
I suspect I'm not the first one to post this article from Psychology Today here, but it's the first time I've seen it, and I like what it has to say. For me personally, this is the best definition I've heard of introversion: "Introversion is a ...
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Gun Control Now
Nov 30, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by GipsyOfNewSpain
Chicago, nra, Chicago, nra, Chicago, nra
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Love & Relationships
Nov 28, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by VeronicaAnn
Does this seem off to anyone? If you were casually dating someone and they told you they would help further your education if you were to be in a serious relationship with them... doesn’t that seem kind of like bribery? As someone who doesn’t ...
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