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To Lose Weight, Improve Your Diet More Than Exercise
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Post No.: 0367   Fluffystealthkitten says:   If your goal is to lose weight then improving your diet and cutting down on calories should be your primary strategy. Exercising or being more physically active is still crucial for one’s health … Read More

Deontological Ethics Under Investigation
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Post No.: 0366   Furrywisepuppy says:   We took a look at liberalism, mainly according to what John Locke believed in, in Post No.: 0357. Let’s now take a brief look at some of Immanuel Kant’s thoughts…   Immanuel Kant … Read More

The Excuses We Make to Rationalise Cheating!
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Post No.: 0365   Furrywisepuppy says:   It’s not merely the case of ‘a few bad apples’ – most people cheat, but just a little bit each time. The size of the potential prize to be gained (e.g. the glory … Read More

The Wealthy, Corrupt and Criminal
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Post No.: 0364   Furrywisepuppy says:   Systems, from governments to businesses and other organisations, become corrupt when politicians, businesspeople and other individuals can rationalise bribes, kickbacks, money laundering, etc. as being just like regular quid pro quo trades, bargains … Read More

The More We Understand, the Less We Fear
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Post No.: 0363   Furrywisepuppy says:   If you’ve been reading this blog regularly then I guess you’ll recognise by now that I will always be promoting the furry value of education! With a lot more understanding and education, we … Read More

Behavioural Genetics and What Influences our Traits
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Post No.: 0362   Furrywisepuppy says:   In the field of behavioural genetics (the study of how genes influence our behaviours), and regarding quantitative or polygenic traits (traits that are influenced by more than one gene, which is most of … Read More

They ‘Kill’, We ‘Neutralise’
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Post No.: 0361   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Entrenched biases from both/all sides of an international difference of perspective can start and perpetuate a conflict. ‘Pre-emptive strikes’ are just triggers of war. ‘Self-defence’ is often just offence. ‘Interrogation’ methods are sometimes … Read More

Debunking the Doggy Dominance Theory
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Post No.: 0360   Furrywisepuppy says:   Can I please take this post to debunk the misconception that dogs have a linear dominance hierarchy? I must do this for all doggykind.   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Please do. Even though dogs … Read More

Fighting and Overcoming Addiction
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Post No.: 0359   Furrywisepuppy says:   Sufferers of both substance-based/drug addictions (e.g. cocaine, heroin, nicotine, alcohol) and behavioural addictions (e.g. gambling, pornography or sex, shopping, eating, working) feel unbearable cravings, feel out of control, can get into financial dire … Read More

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) and Tidy
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Post No.: 0358   Furrywisepuppy says:   ‘Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis’ (NEAT) is about your metabolism when doing activities that we wouldn’t normally or formally call sports or exercise. This includes walking to the shops, looking after young children or doing … Read More

Liberalism Under Scrutiny
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Post No.: 0357   Furrywisepuppy says:   After exploring libertarianism in Post No.: 0315, we can compare it with liberalism. John Locke is commonly known as the father of liberalism. Liberalism is a political and moral ideology based on liberty, … Read More

Better Behaviours Through Laws and Regulations
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Post No.: 0356   Fluffystealthkitten says:   The single-use plastic carrier bag charge in the UK, introduced since 2015, has been quite successful in decreasing the amount of plastic bags used. This was mentioned in Post No.: 0346. It’s a … Read More

Children and the Skill of Delaying Gratification
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Post No.: 0355   Furrywisepuppy says:   Adults can be bad at it too(!) but children are particularly poor at self-discipline, delaying gratification and not impulsively living for just now, hence why they tend to find it hard to resist … Read More

Humans Evolved for Each Other
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Post No.: 0354   Furrywisepuppy says:   Humans are overall a very social and egalitarian species – with extensive friendships and sharing beyond immediate family members being a common norm. Humans pair-bond in lasting intimate relationships – people are overwhelmingly … Read More

Con Artists and Confidence Tricks or Scams
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Post No.: 0353   Fluffystealthkitten says:   Cons, confidence tricks, scams, hustles or swindles, conducted by fraudsters who might be called con artists, grifters, scammers or swindlers, typically exploit the greed, credulity, irresponsibility, desperation, lust, vanity, insecurity or other vulnerabilities … Read More

Handling Bullies and Trolls
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Post No.: 0352   Furrywisepuppy says:   If you don’t have a motorcycle licence and I mocked you for it then would that speak about me or about you? Would this speak about my insecurities or yours?   Well that’s … Read More

The Socialisation of Puppies and Kittens
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Post No.: 0351   Furrywisepuppy says:   Let’s continue on from Post No.: 0340 in our series of chats about cats and dogs.   Fluffystealthkitten says:   I think we should talk about a critical stage in a dog or … Read More

How to Have a Good Bedtime
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Post No.: 0350   Furrywisepuppy says:   During the day – if you have naps during the daytime then don’t over-nap. Busy the mind during the day too – stimulate your brain, see new sights, learn new things!   Regularly … Read More

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