By: Mafunyane
Despite a range of useful hints and tips, there is no foolproof way to spot a liar. But research has shown that professionals (in this case federal agents) who spend a lot of time trying to tell if people are lying to them are consistently...
By: Rebecca Adele Scarlett
Nature vs. nurture: the old debate. What are we when it comes to intelligence? Recent scientific studies seem to indicate that a person is born with a genetic intelligence range and enviornment determines where they will end up falling in that range. I, and my...
By: Craig Hawkins
Many Young Earth Creationists (not all) are happy to accept Micro-Evolution; but denounce Macro-Evolution. They make the claim that macro changes within species cannot happen, because as just one example: one never sees a "cat turn into a dog". Creationists often use the word 'kind'...
By: Deborah Pinkston
Dreams Years ago, while sleeping in my own bed, I had a nightmare about my dad falling into the campfire when we were out camping on the island. We were camping out on an island on the Mississippi River and we had a campfire going...
By: T.C. Lawrence
If we want to reduce criminality, we must first understand why it happens. Laws are created, not to tell you what you can't do, but the punishment for breaking what Emile Durkheim called the "collective conscious" of society or the mechanical bonds. If someone violates...
Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: Charles Slavis
Recently, a man had a seizure standing on a subway platform in New York City. He fell onto the tracks in front of a speeding train. Another man saw what occurred, and jumped on top of him, to protect him from the coming train...
By: Charles Slavis
Death is something that we all do. Some of us die sooner than others. I knew a fireman that died when a wall fell on him. Another fireman standing next to him felt nothing, but awoke in the hospital. Apparently if you die quickly enough...
By: Jason Todd
This paper is about will explore the psychological, sociological, and cultural perspectives of childhood poverty in the United States. Why focus on children rather than the poor people as a whole? Children raised in poverty generally fare worse than those from higher-income families on measurements...
By: Sherry Rindt
Those of us that have religious faith will pretend that we do not fear death. We practice our religions and we say we believe in the After Life, Life Eternal, and Heaven. We tell ourselves that we believe in God and we try to believe...
By: Senseifil
Awareness is DigitalThe universe is a blob of constantly moving energy, it is analog, there are no gaps anywhere, the universe is uniformly energy. The energy within the visible spectrum entering our eyes is an analog flow. But our eyes work in a digital fashion...

 

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