All Blog Posts Tagged 'emotional' (4)

It's Not The Hatfield and The McCoys...But It's Pretty Close

You know, I love mug shots where the perps have big grins on their faces. Specifically, the cat ate the canary kind of look. This week’s headlines managed to present one that couldn’t be missed, and dare I say, I think there are even twinkles in the eyes of these men. In the…

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Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on July 2, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Self Deprecation In Christianity: A Facetiously Emotional Sales Ploy

We have all been there and done it. Sitting on a couch, consoling a friend over a terrible mistake that has been made, and used our own personal flaws as a buffer before giving advice on what to do about the mess at hand. This is self deprecation, and while a very useful tool while navigating social situations, there is a fine line between using it as a tool, and using it as a facetious psychological mind fuck.



Usually, self deprecation is a general statement of flaws, like,"Well,…

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Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on November 5, 2014 at 3:30pm — 11 Comments

The Divine Emotional Guilt Trip Of Suffering

"Well aren't you just a big boy!"



I'd just rang the door bell of the rather palatial corner lot's brick coated home a few seconds previous when I heard an elderly voice sounding rather enigmatic and enthusiastic,…

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Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on June 27, 2014 at 3:42pm — 2 Comments

Religion, Atheism And Emotional Pain

Religion, Atheism And Emotional Pain



A while ago I defined the most fundamental difference between humans and animals as the conscious ability to choose between either breeding or not breeding as an individual preference.    This is of course also the case with the choice to override other instincts.



Animals are robots, whose behavior is driven primarily by recurrent instinctive urges to restore…
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Added by Maruli Marulaki on October 27, 2011 at 9:30am — 9 Comments

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