Why we're committing ecocide - the psychology (and other things)
May 18, 2015
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The Weekly DispatchWe curate the best psychological dirt from all over the web each week so you don’t have to. Get a jumpstart on the week, over your cup of morning coffee or on the way to work with The Weekly Dispatch. here). But, since this topic has suddenly infiltrated media globally, it's important to note that it really isn't as easy as it seems to determine when the police have messed up and when they haven't, because our memory is terribly flawed. The New York Times relates that several witnesses called in reporting things that never happened during the recent shooting of David Baril, in Midtown New York. One witness reported him running from officers. One reported him being shot while handcuffed, execution style. The CCTV footage from the incident couldn't be more clear, showing Mr Baril chasing an officer with a hammer and the partner shooting him moments before Mr Baril caught up to the first officer. It's a classic example of false belief building, says Dr Deryyn Strange. A very common occurrence, especially when we're upset or distressed. Scary stuff. alot at The Dirt) and thus, the world becomes 'de-sacralised' - less important. But it's not all bleak, because the trend these days is towards personal development (possibly the same reason you received this issue of The Dirt) and Dr Taylor hopes a shift is underway. here), and thus more adventurous sexually. The study itself is rife with issues but is consistent with the literature. The trend suggests that open-relationships are far more of a dream, at least in our culture, than a reality and for those willing to enter into them, represent a significant challenge both in terms of your emotional resilience as well as pressure from society. Brain Pickings) is a far better writer than I, I'll leave it to her to tell you why I've already ordered my copy. Turning scholarship into wisdom without the usual noise and clutter, we dig up the dirt on psychological theories you can use. Become an armchair psychologist at The Dirt Psychology.
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