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Money on the Mind

Money on the Mind

Primitive human society 'not driven by war' 18 July 2013Last updated at 15:40 ET Some have said war is an innate part of human behaviour - but this research suggests otherwise Primitive society was not driven by war, scientists believe. Researchers from Abo Academy University in Finland say that violence in early human communities was driven by personal conflicts rather than large-scale battles. They say their findings suggest that war is not an innate part of human nature, but rather a behaviour that we have adopted more recently. The study is published in the journal Science. Patrik Soderberg, an author of the study, said: "This research questions the idea that war was ever-present in our ancestral past. Motives for murder The research team based their findings on isolated tribes from around the world that had been studied over the last century. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote As humans settled down, then war becomes more dominant and present” End QuotePatrik SoderbergAbo Academy University

What Do Blind People Find Attractive? Prisoner's Dilemma In Real Life Dinnermost Thoughts - Awkward Spaceship They Know Much More Than You Think by James Bamford The headquarters of the National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland In mid-May, Edward Snowden, an American in his late twenties, walked through the onyx entrance of the Mira Hotel on Nathan Road in Hong Kong and checked in. He was pulling a small black travel bag and had a number of laptop cases draped over his shoulders. Inside those cases were four computers packed with some of his country’s most closely held secrets. Within days of Snowden’s documents appearing in The Guardian and The Washington Post , revealing several of the National Security Agency’s extensive domestic surveillance programs, bookstores reported a sudden spike in the sales of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 . Today, as the Snowden documents make clear, it is the NSA that keeps track of phone calls, monitors communications, and analyzes people’s thoughts through data mining of Google searches and other online activity. In the months afterward, General Alexander repeatedly denied Binney’s charges.

Psychological Wellness: What Has Happened to our Understanding of Mental Health? Survey of Earliest Human Settlements Undermines Claim That War Has Deep Evolutionary Roots | Cross-Check My last two posts discuss two new studies that contradict the Deep Roots Theory of War, which holds that war is ancient and innate. One study concludes that modern-day mobile foragers (also called nomadic hunter gatherers) are far less warlike than Deep Rooters contend. According to the other study, there is vanishingly little archaeological evidence of lethal group violence prior to 10,000 years ago. Ancient settlement in Jordan, Southern Levant, where humans lived without significant warfare from 15,000 to 5,500 years ago, according to new archaeological survey. Both of these reports support the view of anthropologist Margaret Mead that war, rather than being a “biological necessity,” is a recent cultural innovation, or “invention.” Now I’d like to present results from a new archaeological survey that further corroborates Mead’s view of warfare. The survey is by Rutgers anthropologist Brian Ferguson, an authority on the origins of warfare. Photo by A.

SimSensei 2011-present Project Leader: Mark Bolas, Jonathan Gratch, Arno Hartholt, Stacy Marsella and David Traum Principal investigators: Albert “Skip” Rizzo and Louis-Philippe Morency Summary The University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies’ (ICT), pioneering efforts within DARPA’s Detection and Computational Analysis of Psychological Signals (DCAPS) project encompass advances in the artificial intelligence fields of machine learning, natural language processing and computer vision. These technologies identify indicators of psychological distress such as depression, anxiety and PTSD, and are being integrated into ICT’s virtual human application to provide healthcare support. Goals This effort seeks to enable a new generation of clinical decision support tools and interactive virtual agent-based healthcare dissemination/delivery systems that are able to recognize and identify psychological distress from multimodal signals.

*[Remastered] Robert Anton Wilson - The Acceleration of Knowledge Rotational illusion Rotating illusion "Rotating snakes" Circular snakes appear to rotate 'spontaneously'. Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003 (September 2, 2003) Explanation (PDF file) "Candies" The two concentric arrays of "candies" appear to rotate in the different directions when we approach or move away from the figure while fixating at the center. Copyright A.Kitaoka 2002(c)Akiyoshi Kitaoka "Trick eyes" Tokyo: KANZEN 2002 "Umbrellas" The circles in front appear to rotate counterclockwise. Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003 "Co-op" Circles appear to rotate. "Caprice rotation" The left and right half circles appear to rotate sometimes. "Boats" The ring of boats appears to rotate slowly. "Rotating checks" Illusory radial lines appear to rotate. "Absorption" The surround appears to move to the center. "Cogwheels" The outer ring appears to rotate clockwise while the inner one counterclockwise. "Stealthy rotation" The circle appears to rotate counterclockwise when seen in peripheral vision. "A waterwheel" "Sheep" "Allergen" Circles appear to rotate.

Rich people vs Poor people behaviour regarding the amount of money they have.
RICH people tend to be more selfish, cruel and prepotent, whereas POOR people use to act with a low-profile but share what they have and experience more positive and rewarding emotions. by alexq Aug 9