All Blog Posts Tagged 'options' (3)

Victim-talk vs. Initiator-talk

The problem, as I see it, is people who have been trained to be dependent, passive, and subordinate do not think in terms of independence, dominance and action orientation. I hear "victim-talk" instead of "initiator-talk". 

Victim vocabulary:

victim, fatality, loser, prey, stooge, dupe, sucker, fool, fall guy, chump, patsy, sap, sacrificial lamb, burnt offering, scapegoat; …

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Added by Joan Denoo on June 1, 2014 at 12:55pm — 8 Comments

Free Will: the Intelligent Choice

Determinism Versus Free Will: The Difference is Options

In the determinism versus free will debate, determinists believe causality and choice are mutually exclusive – while compatibilists believe they are intimately intertwined. I will attempt to present a rational argument for my particular brand of compatibilism. Mine is a unique (I can’t find my central tenet repeated by anybody else on the Internet) and forceful argument that explains how free will is compatible…

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Added by Atheist Exile on February 6, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

"Tweets" button

How do I get that damn-blasted Tweets button off my screen? I don't want it there. I never asked for it. As far as I can see, the only thing it does is block the left side of my screen, covering other things that I do want to see. Not everyone is a tweetaholic. If this is an example of the "improvements" Brother Richard has been bragging about, I want no part of it. HOW DO I TURN THE FUCKING THING OFF?????

Added by Stephen Goldin on December 9, 2009 at 12:03pm — 9 Comments

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