Sorry this theorem is new.... It is from an article, not some official liberally biased knowledge dump like Wikipedia....
PATHOLOGICAL ALTRUISM :
Oakley defines pathological altruism as "altruism in which attempts to promote the welfare of others instead result in unanticipated harm." A crucial qualification is that while the altruistic actor fails to anticipate the harm, "an external observer would conclude [that it] was reasonably…Continue
Illusory superiority is a cognitive bias that causes people to overestimate their positive qualities and abilities and to underestimate their negative qualities, relative to others. This is evident in a variety of areas including intelligence, performance on tasks or tests, and the possession of desirable characteristics or personality traits. It is one of many …Continue
The following is a sample of the ballot that will be sent to all registered voters. This is the time to alert me to any errors in the text below.
Please check here to see if you are on the list of registered voters. Please also check to make sure that you are "Friends" of VH-Votes in order to be able to receive a ballot. If you wish to…Continue
the following is cut and pasted from
which includes a video. I tried but I couldn't even begin to wrap my head around this. How does the…Continue
Personally, I have always had a fascination with the human conditions as a real science Genetics, environment as it relates to behavior, The Iceman was always one of my favorite and i think one of the most interesting profiles. And while Richard Kuklinski may or may not have even made up some or many of the things he did do, the truth is he lived a life that, was unlike so many that could be examined.
Dr Park Dietz pretty world renowned for his profiling and interviews…Continue
This one should be much easier to figure out.…Continue
After reading this article this is a book I want to read "The Better Angels of Our Nature" by Steven Pinker
This is a cut and paste from a NewYork Times book review by Peter Singer:…Continue
United flight 116
Published on Jun 17, 2013
A man loudly ranted about national security, the CIA and international spying aboard a flight from Hong Kong to Newark Monday, causing passengers to tackle him and…
Don't you just love em'? I think everyone should have one if not two. They have helped me out on many an occasion. I have 2 of my own.…Continue
I found this an interesting read and thought I would share.
this is cut and paste from:http://knowgenetics.org/is-eugenics-happening-today/
Is Eugenics Happening Today?
As research continues to uncover new disease-causing mutations, it becomes increasingly possible to stop the transmission of certain heritable diseases. In the long term, this may lead to complete…Continue
For a bit more insight into the issue of crime in Chicago, you might find this CBS News piece of interest. More video from the program can be found at:
Over the years I have had many varied 'pets'. One of my boyfriends (in my 20's) had a boa whom I viewed consume a guinea pig right before my eyes.(bleh). I have had german shepherds, siamese cats, goldfinches, but none so different as what my former husband had brought home from his time in the army. He had him in a small container, I guess so as not to scare me..lol It was a tarantula he had brought back from the Mohave Desert. He had named him Wolf. My eldest grew up with Wolf and…Continue