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What sexual fantasies reveal about the human mind

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Our fantasies reveal our deepest desires, unbridled by the various codes of conduct that the society may have imposed upon us. Therefore, our fantasies can provide a window into the truest and most accurate propensities of our minds.

Why the law of attraction is a myth

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If you’re into philosophy and have read books like As a man thinketh, Think and Grow Rich, and The Secret and almost all the stuff by authors like Deepak Chopra and Wayne Dyer, you’re probably aware of the Law of Attraction.

Exploring the evolutionary function of emotions

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Imagine yourself in a zoo watching a caged lion. You’re amused as the majestic animal moves about, occasionally roaring and yawning in the bright sun. Hoping to get some kind of a reaction, you roar back at the lion.

Honor killings: When blood isn't thicker than water

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Honor killings are killings in which a family kills one of their own for bringing ‘shame’ and ‘dishonor’ to the family.

Why female sexuality tends to be suppressed

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To understand why female sexuality is suppressed in many cultures, we first need to understand what’s so special about female sexuality that it ends up being suppressed everywhere and not male sexuality.

Why men rape: Understanding the psychology of rapists

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In humans, females have greater reproductive certainty than males. This means that while most females will eventually reproduce, a lot of men are can be entirely excluded from reproducing.

The Ben Franklin effect: How to turn haters into friends

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“He that has once done you a favor will be more ready to do you another than he whom you have yourself obliged.”

- Benjamin Franklin