Tag Archives: psychology

Do We Have Free Will or Are We Predetermined?

The history of philosophy has been dominated by competing arguments around the ideas of Free Will and Determinism. Simply stated, the issue hangs on whether human beings should be thought of as fundamentally free to choose their actions and mould their lives – or whether they should be deemed as being at heart determined by… Read More »

Grief isn’t a pathology. It’s an altered state of mind. | BJ Miller, MD

Let’s talk about grief for a minute. It’s an incredibly powerful and important subject that gets short shrift. We don’t know what to do with grief. It kind of smells like depression, all sorts of things. So let’s talk about it for a second. If I think there’s one thing that we can take away… Read More »

OSHO: Oracles, Tarot and Other Divination Tools

How reliable is your memory? | Elizabeth Loftus

I’d like to tell you about a legal case that I worked on involving a man named Steve Titus. Titus was a restaurant manager. He was 31 years old, he lived in Seattle, Washington, he was engaged to Gretchen, about to be married, she was the love of his life. And one night, the couple… Read More »

Modern Times: Camille Paglia & Jordan B Peterson

I’ve really been trying to understand the underlying psychology of postmodernism and its relationship with neo-Marxism, and then the spread of that into the universities and the effect on the culture. And what I would like to start with is a description of your understanding of that, because I’ve presented to the people who are… Read More »

5 Out of Body Experience Symptoms You May Not Know

For many people who are not familiar with out of body experience symptoms, these signs can be very scary. For the beginner who has not experienced it, fear can get in the way of experiencing this amazing ability. That’s why it is good to know some signs or symptoms that often turn up. Here are… Read More »

Modern Times: Camille Paglia & Jordan B Peterson

I’ve really been trying to understand the underlying psychology of postmodernism and its relationship with neo-Marxism, and then the spread of that into the universities and the effect on the culture. And what I would like to start with is a description of your understanding of that, because I’ve presented to the people who are… Read More »

ADVICE TO MY YOUNGER SELF | Dr Gabor Maté on London Real

If you could pick [up] the phone and make a call to the 20 year old Gabor and give that young man a bit of advice What would you tell him? Where was he? Getting his medical degree. [nah]. He wasn’t he was at that [time] his ADD was too powerful. He couldn’t go to… Read More »

Build don’t break relationships with communication – connect the dots | Amy Scott | TEDxQueenstown

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Wow. Thanks. What if your natural communication style is crippling your relationships? What if the way that you naturally process information is doing more harm than good? What if every time you opened your mouth or just walked into a room, you caused damage? Your communication style… Read More »

Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships | Joanne Davila | TEDxSBU

Reviewer: Queenie Lee Intimacy, security, respect, good communication, a sense of being valued. These are some of the things that most people would agree make for healthy relationships. And researchers would agree, too. There is a large body of literature on romantic relationships that has identified the features of healthy relationships, and the list I… Read More »