How to identify a chronic liar
By: Carolyn Tytler
A chronic liar is a person who lies out of habit. They lie about everything, important matters and minor matters; they are suffering from a mental disorder. They feel uncomfortable when telling the truth, but lying feels right and natural. They are sometimes referred to...
Understanding the state of consciousness
By: Adrianne Heep
At the beginning of the year, I had to answer difficult questions relating to the nature of consciousness. What is the relationship between the mind and the brain? Are the mind and body different kinds of substance—mental and physical—that exist independently? Or does...
Psychology: How to identify an impulsive personality
By: Carolyn Tytler
Most of us occasionally act on impulse and usually live to regret it. A person with an impulsive personality acts on impulse continually. It will land him or her in some pretty dreadful situations, and if you associate closely with someone with this personality disorder...
By: William Menna
Differential association theory is one of the Chicago School criminological theories that embraced a sociological approach to analyzing criminality. The theory was finalized by University of Chicago sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1947 as one of the first to take a major turn away from the...
Where do our dreams come from?
By: Rena Sherwood
“Dreams are maps.” (Carl Sagan) Dreams have puzzled, terrified and inspired our species for thousands and perhaps millions of years. Over the eons, we have speculated that dreams were sent from the gods, from dead ancestors or were out of body journeys made...
By: Ted Sherman
The Many Talents of Mems the CatHe came into our lives one morning, and immediately showed his first talent. Mems the Cat could speak. Actually, he didn’t use words, but in cat language, he made everything clear.How did Mems adopt us? Mom was...
By: Unwirklich VinZant
It was a glorious Alaskan spring morning. The remnants of the winter glinted in the sun like diamonds lighting the way for the new life that blossomed all around. In a tiny cave in a small thicket in a vast forest our story begins. You...
By: Effie Moore Salem
Okay, so you want a bunny rabbit, and your mom and dad are not so sure they agree with your choice. They have asked me to give you more information about the habits of these delightful little creatures. Ready? Okay. First of all, let us...
By: Cathleene Filmore
Daisy dog was a little rat terrier that lived in our house not too many years ago. She was graceful and loyal as most rat terriers are with a little streak of impulsiveness running down her back in the form of one black spot. Every...
What is absolute poverty?
By: Milton Johanides
Absolute poverty is a relative term which describes the condition of a section of the population when compared to the majority. What constitutes absolute poverty may vary from generation to generation as the conditions for a minimum level of subsistence changes. For instance it may...

 

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