Time to get scared.
I think it is time to get scared. One lesson history teaches us is that people tend not to do anything unless they feel threatened. If we are comfortable, why should we change anything? If there is a good program on television, do you change it? Manhatten will begin to flood at full moon high tide before anything is done.
Nobody cares until it is skin off their back. We need to get scared before the situation becomes scary. No panic, no hysteria, just some good ol fashioned fear to put some pep in our step.
- Kelly McGonigal teaches "Reset your mindset to reduce stress" for Big Think Edge.
Does believing in true love make people act like jerks?
- Ghosting, or the practice of cutting off all contact suddenly with a romantic partner, is a controversial method of dumping someone.
- People generally agree that it's bad form, but new research shows that people have surprisingly different opinions on the practice.
- Overall, people who are more destiny-oriented (more likely to believe that they have a soulmate) tend to approve of ghosting more, while people who are more growth-oriented (more likely to believe relationships are made rather than born) are less tolerant of ghosting.
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