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Preventing Civil Society From Falling To Its Knees

We continue discussing the power of human social interaction… Another quote from Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect by Matthew D. Lieberman, this one touching on the topic of taboos: Each of us has a variety of impulses

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“It Is The Brain’s Preferred State Of Being”

In 2012, the Harvard Business Review released one of their Daily Stats, stating that “regular participation in clubs and other social activities increases happiness to same degree as doubling one’s income.” The statement came from Robert D. Putnam, author of Bowling

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It’s Constitutional

Why, I can’t help smiling at people, and speaking prettily to them. I know I’m no better than the rest of the world; but I can’t help it if I’m pleasanter. It’s constitutional. Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Lady Audley’s Secret

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Fear & Sex

In his book, Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Head: The Secret World of Sexual Fantasies, Kahr notes that Freudian therapists believe that sexual fantasies develop “as both a means of gratifying wishes and of conquering intrusive memories of early traumatic

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Don’t Be Shy! (Reactions To Sex Fantasies)

On first reading many people become either sexually aroused by the private fantasies of others or embarrassed by them. So states Brett Kahr in Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Head: The Secret World of Sexual Fantasies. The fact that we

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