On faulty mirror-thinking
2024-01-18 13:24 People can have such strange ideas about what others think and feel.  One does not have to go so far as to believe in the sameness myth.  People may thoughtlessly take it for granted the mental proces...
On mainstream mass-media
2023-12-25 16:26 There is a reason why I have the word criticism on my list of words and expressions.  I have defined it like this: Complaints about someone or some people doing something specifically wrong. Unfortu...
The myth of the dangerous milieu
2023-12-24 20:33 Humans are not a particularly aggressive species.  Historically documented hunter-gatherers lie near the average for mammals.  At least if one looks at the risk of being killed by someone of the same ...
Mental problems are real
2023-12-16 17:53 Have you ever tried to explain a problem to someone who has trouble grasping it might be a problem?  In that case you may have been exhorted to do something which would be insufficient.  Alternatively...
When emotions are labelled undesirable
2023-12-15 11:01 Some seem to have trouble grasping that emotions are even needed.  In reality they are vital.  Without emotions we would not know on the most basic level what is good for us.  True, one can talk about...
Self-control is overrated
2023-12-14 12:26 Something people tend to overestimate is self-control.  Bad habits and thought patterns are supposed to be easy to replace.  If it was that simple, why have they not already done so?  In some cases, i...
What can we do about paedophilia?
2023-12-13 12:19 I have mentioned before that LGBT people has been mistaken for paedophiles.  To understand the concept of paedophilia one first has to understand the concept of puberty.  This is a physical maturation...
What is transsexualism?
2023-12-09 15:34 A transperson is someone who identify with a different gender than the person is born with.  This is not about individuals arbitrarily claiming to be something else.  Instead, this is about individual...
In defence of homosexuality
2023-12-07 12:29 Unfortunately, there are still plenty of people hostile to homosexuals.  They talk about homosexual behaviour which is supposed to be optional to everyone.  Presented as evidence of this is rape commi...
What is persecution?
2023-12-05 12:32 Most present-day Westerners have lived with a high degree of liberty for several generations.  Many nowadays lack knowledge of what oppression means.  It does not help regional customs has been called...