On rats and kittens – a strange psychological experiment, and lives wasted

A while ago I had the chance to participate in a strange psychological experiment conducted by a young man.  The premise of the experiment was simple.  The test subjects are to look at 30 pictures.  Looking at each picture would earn the subjects points that they may later spend on funny jokes they can read … More On rats and kittens – a strange psychological experiment, and lives wasted

The bonds that bind people, even in abusive relationships

The below is some interesting insights from someone who had been in an abusive relationship with a narcissistic family member for years.  I don’t know if I agree with every point raised, but it gives much to be mulled over: This reminds me of that thing people say about hate. Hate isn’t the opposite of … More The bonds that bind people, even in abusive relationships

Stoicism techniques and tools – whine less, enjoy life more

Reposted from Reddit.  A lot of these are more elaborate and well developed versions of common sense stuff people may already do, but having them listed out like this is still very valuable and helpful: Practical Stoicism Tools Stoicism philosophy is on the rise. I have been practising it for a couple of years now … More Stoicism techniques and tools – whine less, enjoy life more

The disturbed girl, the psychiatrist and the puppy dog

I’m not nuts about the modern psychiatric industry at all.  Below is a brief anecdotal experience I encountered.  It describes my thoughts a hell lot better than I can articulate myself. Years ago my grandfather died, and the whole family gathered in the state where he lived to attend the funeral.  My uncle, who lived … More The disturbed girl, the psychiatrist and the puppy dog