Monthly Archives: November 2012

Why is This Grave Danger so Compelling?

Autoerotic asphyxia is masturbating while depriving the brain of oxygen. It accounts for 250-1000 deaths a year in the United States. No one discusses doing this openly because the foolishness and grave danger is so apparent. So why does it … Continue reading

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What Do ‘Socemes’ Really Teach Us About Life

Soceme is a term I just coined (after the style of meme)   It refers to any human tendency demonstrated in social psychology experiments. One example is the tendency for individuals in an anonymous group not to help in response … Continue reading

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Evidence is in, it is the Therapist That Matters

One thing that has disappointed me, and I think disappoints most therapists who are honest with themselves, is the gap between the aspirations of  therapy and the average result. The effectiveness of therapy (at least the effectiveness of  what usually happens) has … Continue reading

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