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Are Violent Video Games Harmful to Society?

Jun 5, 2019
Are Violent Video Games Harmful to Society?

In this essay I will be looking at the issue of whether or not violent video games (VVGs) are harmful to society. Some research questions I will consider are, ‘What makes video games violent?’...

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Why some don’t think of the long term damage

Jul 28, 2017
Why some don’t think of the long term damage

Dear friends, It is helpful to understand the various types of minds and how people think. There are people who are ‘wired’ differently than ourselves and they can look for short term results and immediate gratification instead of long term benefit. In fact they consistently get themselves into trouble and difficulties because they always...

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World’s Cruelest Killers

Oct 6, 2016
World’s Cruelest Killers

Dear friends, I have always been very interested in human psychology which has compelled me to read and learn more about different types of people and personalities, especially those who do not conform to normal societal conventions. One such group of people is serial killers. It is their psychology that fascinates me because I...

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Psychological Tricks: How To Make People Like You Immediately

May 12, 2016
Psychological Tricks: How To Make People Like You Immediately

  Are you the type of person who can develop friendships with others easily because you are likeable or are you the type who needs more time and effort to make friends because your positive attributes may not be readily identifiable by those who haven’t known you long enough? Have you ever wondered what...

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A Psychoactive Antidepressant

Jan 27, 2016
A Psychoactive Antidepressant

(By Tsem Rinpoche) Dear students and friends, As Buddhists, incense is a common item on our altar. We use it to purify offerings before we present it to the Buddhas or offer the incense directly to the Buddhas. When we offer incense to the Buddhas, we should not take it only as a physical...

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I can’t believe I found this

Oct 6, 2015
I can’t believe I found this

Dear friends, This is truly an interesting read. I will not explain too much but I will let you contemplate deeper. I would highly recommend for you to contemplate deeper and do more research. It does open our minds so much more understanding these ten thoughts. Theories 2, 4 and 7 really attract me. What...

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The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered

Jan 23, 2015
The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered

  The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think Posted: 01/20/2015 3:20 pmby Johann Hari, Author of ‘Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs’ It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned – and all through this long...

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