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Progress the human species with psychology & knowledge

This article is mostly about using psychology and philosophy to improve and evolve the human species, genuinely being progressive. As-well as psychology it also includes other forms of knowledge and understandings. The types of societal improvements I’m talking about are, reducing conflicts, prejudices and divisions between groups of people in-order to actually progress humanity. Learning…

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The Psychology of People during a Pandemic

How does a pandemic like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect people’s psychology, general attitudes and motivations? When difficult times arise you often get to see people’s true nature, both the good, and the bad. We all have survival instincts including fight or flight responses, these instincts kick in to overdrive when such an event like…

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Comfort, Contentment & Happiness Breeds Mediocrity?

Almost everyone seems to be searching for comfort, contentment and happiness in their lives, but when achieved, does it breed mediocrity, or perhaps something worse? Many people would of heard the quote “Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters”. I can say from personal experience that when I have been the most content in life,…

The Joker Personality Type & The Shadow

What personality type is The Joker? using the myers briggs type indicator (MBTI), the big five traits (FFM) and the concept of the shadow from Jungian psychology. Plus other motivations and societal/social causes. (Warning Spoilers) The new Joker movie provides much back story to the creation of the super villain, Batman’s most known enemy that…

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Climate Change Protesters – Motivations & Psychology

What are the motivations of the climate change protesters (extinction rebellion), looking into the psychology, personality traits, plus what’s really going on inside their distorted minds? On the surface their motivations seem obvious, virtuous and for a good cause. Do these people really think their motivations are pure, selfless and for a good cause? Yes…

Most Difficult Personality Type – Big Five Traits

What combination of personality traits on the big five personality traits/aspects scale potentially create the most difficult personality type to deal with, and generally those that will have the most difficult lives? High in Trait Neuroticism This is the most obvious one. Being high in trait neuroticism is to generally suffer with more negative emotion…

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Why People Adopt Politically Correct Views?

Why do people adopt politically correct (PC), far leftist or social justice warrior (SJW) type views? Is there a reason for this, social, societal or reasons that are connected to innate temperamental/personality traits? Why People Adopt Politically Correct Views? The reason is very simple. Politically correct views are seen as more intelligent, more moral and…