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Higher consciousness , also called Super consciousness ( Yoga ), objective consciousness ( Gurdjieff ), Buddhic consciousness ( Theosophy ), Cosmic consciousness , God-consciousness ( Islam , Hinduism ), Christ consciousness ( New Thought ) and Super- Human are expressions used in various spiritual and intellectual traditions to denote the consciousness of a human being who has reached a higher level of development and who has come to know reality as it is (Sanskrit: Yatha bhuta ). It also refers to the awareness or knowledge of an 'ultimate reality' which traditional theistic religion has named God and which Gautama Buddha referred to as the unconditioned element . Higher consciousness
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Top 5 Biggest Barriers To The Tiny House Movement I was driving into work today when the idea came to me for this article. Why does it have to be so difficult to achieve the life so many of us would love to live?
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Refusal of work Refusal of work is behavior which refuses to adapt to regular employment. [ 1 ] As actual behavior, with or without a political or philosophical program, it has been practiced by various subcultures and individuals.
There have been many discussions lately about piracy and how to combat it , including some pretty radical measures . But I believe most people glance over some of the positive effects that piracy has. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not encouraging it and I’m not saying it’s good, I’m just saying that it’s not all black and white. Editorial: How piracy changed my life
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Appeal to nature An example of an "appeal to nature" argument: Since animals are killed for food in nature, it is justifiable for humans to kill and eat animals . An appeal to nature is an argument or rhetorical tactic in which it is proposed that "a thing is good because it is 'natural', or bad because it is 'unnatural'". [ 1 ]
Necrophilia , also called thanatophilia or necrolagnia , is the sexual attraction to corpses . It is classified as a paraphilia by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association . Davian behavior
Rational agent In economics , game theory , decision theory , and artificial intelligence , a rational agent is an agent which has clear preferences , models uncertainty via expected values , and always chooses to perform the action with the optimal expected outcome for itself from among all feasible actions. Rational agents are also studied in the fields of cognitive science , ethics , and philosophy, including the philosophy of practical reason . A rational agent can be anything that makes decisions, typically a person, firm, machine, or software.
The four humors Humorism , or humoralism , is a now discredited (but historically important) theory of the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosophers , positing that an excess or deficiency of any of four distinct bodily fluids in a person directly influences their temperament and health . From Hippocrates onward, the humoral theory was adopted by Greek, Roman and Islamic physicians , and became the most commonly held view of the human body among European physicians until the advent of modern medical research in the nineteenth century. Humorism
Freethought is a philosophical viewpoint that holds opinions should be formed on the basis of logic , reason and empiricism and not authority , tradition , or other dogmas . [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] The cognitive application of freethought is known as "freethinking", and practitioners of freethought are known as "freethinkers". [ 1 ] [ 4 ] Freethought
Sexology Sexology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of human sexuality , including human sexual interests, behavior, and function. The term does not generally refer to the non-scientific study of sex, such as political analysis or social criticism. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] In modern sexology, researchers apply tools from several academic fields, including biology , medicine , psychology , statistics , epidemiology , sociology , anthropology , and criminology .
Frotteurism A sign outside of a bicycle parking lot in Chiba, Japan, warns " Beware of Chikan ." Frotteurism refers to a paraphilic interest in rubbing, usually one's pelvis or erect penis, against a non-consenting person for sexual gratification. It may involve touching any part of the body including the genital area.
Richard Chase Richard Trenton Chase (May 23, 1950 – December 26, 1980) was an American schizophrenic serial killer who killed six people in the span of a month in Sacramento , California . He was nicknamed "The Vampire of Sacramento" because he drank his victims' blood and cannibalized their remains. [ edit ] Childhood A self-described victim of abuse at the hands of his mother, Chase exhibited by the age of 10 evidence of the Macdonald triad : enuresis , pyromania , and zoosadism . In his adolescence, he was known as an alcoholic and a chronic drug abuser . He suffered from erectile dysfunction due to "psychological problems stemming from repressed anger". [ 1 ]
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