As part of my research requirements for psychology, I've been spending many hours writing up a meta analysis (study of past compiled research) on the nice guy stereotype, and I thought this would be…Continue
"Crap. I just went back and re-read your original comment. I must have glanced over it *very* quickly because I misread the first words as "female alphas" instead of "false alphas". Well, that's your explanation why I jumped…"
"No, the criticism is fine. I'll look over the studies you sent me and adjust accordingly.
The reason is the inevitable antagonistic and personal insults that are without need, ultimately acting as a general environment of hostility rather than…"
"Natural inclination? Really? The notion that human females can't effectively be an alpha figure because they don't have the ingrained skill sets has no basis in scientific reality. As a matter of fact, the only significant reasons for…"
"Just to point out, you began your dismissal of labeling with an act of labeling and casting blanket assumptions. I don't qualify as a liberal in many regards, but such assertions needn't enter this particular conversation."
""A man who... ...should he desire." I think there is even more going on there. A man who seems smitten over a woman can make the woman feel good about herself. So good in fact, she get's the feeling she can do better than this…"
As part of my research requirements for psychology, I've been spending many hours writing up a meta analysis (study of past compiled research) on the nice guy stereotype, and I thought this would be a good place to share it. I'll briefly summarize the validity of certain cultural stigmas as well as clarify what the science on the matter actually is. Keep in mind, what I am presenting is not opinion-based nor opinion-oriented, it is a citation and explanation of various research conducted under…See More
Here is a list of some time period themed parties I would rather go to.
Dark Ages - Everyone and everything will be covered in feces/mud, most of the food will be rotten and some guests will be infected with the Black Death as a…"
Psychology, shooting, movies, video games, beer, long-term relationships, politics
The Road, City of Thieves, Clockwork Orange, King-Warrior-Magician-Lover
Inception, This is England, Donnie Darko, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds, Requiem for a Dream, GATTACA, The Big Lebowski, Taken
In general: heavy metal, classical, punk rock, folk. Band-specific: Blackbird Raum, Mastodon, Ahab, Spirits of the Read City, System of a Down, Mumford and Sons, Dethklok, Conflict, Against Me!, Leftover Crack
"What makes a man, Mr. Lebowski?
'I don't know... sir.'
'Is it being prepared to do the right thing? No matter what the cost. Isn't that what makes a man?
'er... sure. That and a pair of testicles."
"Is she back into you? You ought to be able to answer that for yourself. She's clearly being flirty on purpose and wants another go. How old is this girl?
My take on this, she's either young or emotionally immature and doesn't…"
I am not a vegan, but for the next 44 days I will be on a vegan diet.I am an Orthodox Christian, and during Lent we do not eat any meat or dairy products. I have been doing this fast for years and have never had issues with the diet, however I recently started lifting. I am only 5 days into fasting, and notice that my strength is greatly decreased. Tonight I tried benching, and had to drop 30lbs off from my last workout, and didn't even have the energy to do most of my workout routine after…See More
"Plain and simple, confidence is key. Very few women are attracted the men who lack confidence.
You're saying in a round a bout way that you weren't confident before. If you weren't showing that woman confidence, how is she to sense…"
Not to the exclusion of the group Christian Men (but rather, as a more specific subset of the men in that grou0), this group seeks to encourage fellowship among those men who believe and worship in the Orthodox Christian Tradition.
I try to run at least 3 times a week, and I know it will pick up once the weather gets nicer and I don't have to drive to the gym to get my runs in.Anyway, the problem is that I used to knock out long runs like it was nothing. Now I'm lucky if I get 20 miles out a week. The winter never really slowed me down this much before, but this past December here in Chicago was a nightmare and I hardly ran. My mind wants to keep going but the body won't let me.Any advice for busting a slump? I can't…See More