Archive for February, 2013

Part 4 of Scientific Racism Series is Up

Tweet Part 4 of the scientific racism series is up over at Nexxt Level Up. As usual, the comments are closed over here. If you want to discuss it, go to the comments over at NLU.

New Recommended Reading Addition: Black Players

Tweet As promised, whenever I make any addition to my Recommended Reading List, I will accompany it by a blog post letting you know. That way you won’t have to constantly keep checking the page fishing through the entries to see if something new has been added or not. Black Players: The Secret World Of [...]

Raw Concepts: Subclinical, or Shadow Syndromes

Tweet   I read a book a while back called Shadow Syndromes: The Mild Forms of Major Mental Disorders That Sabotage Us by John Ratey. It’s a decent enough book, but I wasn’t quite crazy about it overall, which is why I didn’t add it to my recommended reading page. However the premise of the [...]

Podcast with PostMasculine Part 2

Tweet Part 2 of my podcast with Mark Manson over at PostMasculine is up. You can check it out here. Comments are closed for this entry, so if you want to comment on the podcast feel free to do so over at PostMasculine.

Podcast with PostMasculine

Tweet I recently did a podcast with Mark Manson over at PostMasculine, a site I highly recommend. You can check out Part 1 over here. Comments are closed for this entry, so if you want to comment on the podcast feel free to do so over at PostMasculine.

Lifestyle: Then and Now

Tweet In the last post I discussed a concept I coined called Personal Nature. The concept of Personal Nature represents to a specific individual what the concept of Human Nature represents to the collective human race. Human nature represents the evolved and conditioned behaviors, traits, and instincts of the human race. Human nature describes how [...]

Raw Concepts: Human Nature, Personal Nature

Tweet Something that pops up often online when discussing human behavior is something called the naturalistic fallacy, which is when someone argues that because a behavior, trait, or instinct is natural, meaning that it’s human nature, that behavior, trait, or instinct must also therefore be considered desirable and good. This is also called “the is-ought [...]

Raw Concepts: Maladaptation

Tweet   We’ve already discussed the ways that collective psychology disciplines like group psychology and evolutionary psychology have parallel concepts to what one finds in individual psychology. I want to carry these comparisons further with a discussion of the concept of maladaptions. Maladaptations are an umbrella term for (1) maladaptive behavior, (2) maladaptive beliefs, and(3) [...]

Part 3 of Scientific Racism Series is Up

Tweet Part 3 of the scientific racism series is up over at Nexxt Level Up. As usual, the comments are closed over here. If you want to discuss it, go to the comments over at NLU.

Raw Concepts: Collective Narcissism

Tweet In recent posts I’ve been discussing the connections between individual psychology and other forms of psychology that focus on collective behavior, like group psychology, cultural psychology, and evolutionary psychology. I want to do more posts in the future showing how understanding individual behavior can help clarify collective behavior. Another example is collective narcissism, and I [...]