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I Am Amused By Human Behavior

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    Question - I have noticed a unique

    characteristic of some people. They will watch you come toward them from a distance, and even make eye contact, but as soon as you acknowledge them with a simple greeting, they will abandon their gaze and walk right by as though you are not even there? I find that to be soooo...
    Tmac729 Tmac729 46-50, M Dec 11, 2013

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    Last Night.

    Last night the urge to pee woke me up at two in the morning. I had fallen asleep on the couch. I enter the bathroom, which just happens to be next to the bedroom. I didn't turn on the light. I sat on the toilet and finished my business. I sit for a moment longer just to be sure...
    littlegirl845 littlegirl845 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 18, 2013

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    I like analyzing human behavior. It's incredibly pliable, plastic and complex. That's what keeps me going. An individual's self-concept is the core of his personality. It affects...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    For those who haven't seen the course “Human Behavioral Biology” by Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky check it out. Here is the first lecture. https://www.youtube.com...
    dactylion dactylion 26-30 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm pretty sure I am not alone, but I seem to obsess about the "why's" of psychology in almost everything I do. I find myself researching late into the night on why I am the way I...
    TheCowardlyLioness TheCowardlyLioness 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    The Waiting is the Hardest Part…Actually, this is about a human behavior I find most fascinating – the willingness of people to wait, sometimes for days, just to be...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I feel more like a bystander or observer in life than a participator. I am absolutely enthralled with the way humans have evolved up until psychologically. Even the darker side to...
    lmg2474 lmg2474 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    It's amazing how human beings can act towards one another and feel about themselves. It's so flawed and so fascinating. I people watch all the time and ease drop on conversations...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 6 Responses Aug 24

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    Today i was watching a video on TED by Simno Anholt who is an independent policy advisor, he introduced (The Good Country Index) measuring the contributions of the countries to the...
    pieceofpuzzle pieceofpuzzle 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Ten studies to increase your faith in humanity. 1. Lying literally makes us sick or at the least more vulnerable, and being truthful improves our general health 2. During...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Let me tell you a story about 2 friends.. One “X”, very nice guy. Always polite and caring to others. He listens to people surrounding him, take time to understand them and...
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I am an office manager in a pediatric practice. I'm fascinated by parental behavior! I don't think I'm the perfect mom but some people are just down right crazy parents! If you...
    TonysDoll TonysDoll 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 29

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    This is what i can see daily. It could heal me. But a jerk lives behind me. And i reported him for bad behavior. So he frames me. In the hopes that i leave. So i...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Seven Mistakes of the Lonely Man…1) The Desperation MindsetIn early humans, alpha males had the best food and shelter and females were attracted to them for survival. They...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 21

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    Ego. Pushed. Gain success. Defeat opposition. Dont be proud or egomaniacal. But if knocked down get back up. And rise again. Up that ladder to successful...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 29

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    Nothing weird to notice!, that is just a part of being human
    doody5551 doody5551 18-21, M Aug 31

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    Human observation #3. When you ask someone a question while they're on their phone...20 second delay....then they reply, "what did you say?" Biggest pet peeve EVER...
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    I am fascinated by difference.. Human nature why we do and think the way we do. If I could only understand me:)
    zerena123 zerena123 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 4

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    Why Victims Stay With Abusers… Many people in the U.S. (especially sports fans) have heard the recent new stories about Ray Rice. For those unfamiliar with the story, he is a...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 10 Responses Sep 10

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    I love to be a high volume area of people to watch them be human. To see them perform and be themselves and realize how diverse and most of the time, wonderful creatures on this...
    larrlee larrlee 61-65, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I like to observe humanity from a distance rather than seem to actively participate in it.
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Do you think it's unhealthy that half the reason I want to major in psychology is so I can take a gender studies course and finally understand men and why genetically they and...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 13 Responses 4 days ago

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    Fascinated by human behaviour..,undergraduate in psychology + a sixth sense = so easy to read ppl. The easiest way is by their body language. I'm highly spiritual. You can say I'm...
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is Narrenturm (The Tower of Fools), the world's first psychiatric hospital, located in Vienna, Austria. Unfortunately it was closed by the time I got there, so I only saw it...
    TheDreamyWoman TheDreamyWoman 36-40, F 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    What are you in the mood for right now?
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 36-40, M 21 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I wish he was cuter I wish he was thinner I wish I was fitter And I wish I weren't shallow
    madlola madlola 22-25, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    What's the best part about being YOU?
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 36-40, M 19 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    The sense for shame is earlier developed than the sense of guilt. In the creation account in Genesis 2 it says: And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    C'mon ladies, who's gonna rock this hair back in style?!? I'll give you a bottle of "Exclamation" for old times sake!
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 36-40, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Im so glad that I can delete comments that are rude, cynical or just inappropriate. One click and they are gone. I am also glad that it is possible to forget hurtful experiences...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    So there's this girl I'm not all the super close to, she's marrying this friend that we're kind of close to. I get her bridal shower invitation and make a mental note that it's the...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Has anybody loaded powdered creatine before, for increased power performance? If so, has it worked for you?
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I think yr gorgeous. Yes you!
    Lolypolypostrgrl Lolypolypostrgrl 26-30, F 8 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Does anybody miss bush? Women don't have bush anymore! (Fine by me) I haven't seen bush since the 90's...or that time I was in Haiti, back in '08.
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 36-40, M 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Sometimes the way people act, and the things they do really interest me. Everyone wants to live in a better and happier world but no one wants to do anything to make that happen. I...
    downer12 downer12 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    That terrible moment when you realize you ran out of toilet paper after you sit down....you know you're desperate when you decide to use the leftover cardboard roll.
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I wonder how people will act in a certain situation
    imshy1234 imshy1234 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    If you could please help me out about why I had this dream please. I dreamed that the love of my life and I were finally going out and we loved each other. We were in the awkward...
    TheGuy147 TheGuy147 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    When people makes you feel like they like you but they dont.😂 whatever. I didnt need love before so i certainly dont need it now.✊😂😍
    fuzzyfoxx fuzzyfoxx 13-15, M Aug 22

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    My current picture last week Sunday
    davidayala davidayala 31-35, M Aug 22

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    Fought with my teacher :@
    Zarina23 Zarina23 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I came to this site in hope to have renewed faith in people, but I think its just dropped to an even lower level
    melinda88 melinda88 26-30, F 48 Responses Aug 22

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    I think my girlfriend likes to seduce her dad. He compliments her allot. She wears no bra when we are going to be around him and really short skirts or shorts with no panties on...
    MrSecretGuy MrSecretGuy 31-35, M 9 Responses Aug 22

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    I wrestled a guy at my house. We both wore jodphurs and long riding boots
    bootsandcatfights bootsandcatfights 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Ok , from my observation - it does not matter , where ever you go in this world - you will meet the same set of attitudes all over again- some people may say "duh" - you did not...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    It's late. Who's up with me??
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 36-40, M Aug 23

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    Funny how you can make so much of something that never really was there to begin with. I build things up in my head and they become so far for reality that I have expelled way too...
    ItalianEnzo ItalianEnzo 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 23

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