Archive for ‘psychology’

November 9, 2019

Strange answers to the psychopath test

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Still one of the most unsettling TED talks I’ve ever seen. On so many levels.

November 6, 2019

One-Liner Wednesday — #42

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“Something quite bad happens when we start to go out into the adult world and start to choose love partners. We think we’re out to find partners who make us happy, but we’re not. We’re out to find partners who will feel familiar. And that may be a very different thing because familiarity may be bound up with particular kinds of torture.”

— Alain de Botton, The School of Life

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October 16, 2019

Guard your wallet

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October 4, 2019

The first rule of Mensa is you do NOT talk about Mensa

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Because if you do, the odds are pretty high you’re just angling for narcissistic points, which will get you punched. But a smart person would know that.

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September 20, 2019

How to Disembowel a Heckler, by Jimmy Carr

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September 20, 2019

Mormonism, holy crap

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September 10, 2019

The Madness of King Donald

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Not only does the emperor have no clothes, he’s fuckin’ nuts.

Anybody with a smidgen of experience with malignant Narcissistic Personality Disorder could have told you this back in the 80s and saved us all a sanitarium’s worth of trouble.

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August 24, 2019

This kinda puts money into perspective

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August 22, 2019

Truth or Drink

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And you thought Cards Against Humanity was dangerous.

August 20, 2019

Eye-opening social experiment on privilege

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I loathe “Dr.” Phil (it’s a Ph.D, not a medical license, you puffy-faced MAGA twits, the man couldn’t diagnose a nail-biter) but this is the only footage I could find of this instructive group activity. All high school classrooms should do this with their kids at the beginning of each school year as a reminder.