Truth or Dare ??

Lemon

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Aww man, Shammy...........there's a couple that I have serious reservations about up here.

Think they went a bit bonkers on their own prescription pad.
Aww man, Shammy...........there's a couple that I have serious reservations about up here.

Think they went a bit bonkers on their own prescription pad.
Are you two a tag team? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I look forward to hearing your name - I remember the Royals from the days of world of sport so you could be the antiroyals I suppose. Now I really must go. No wifi where I'm going but nice to catch up for a wee while. 😊
 
OK Next May when I get to Scotland in my talk about the Psychology of a Celtic supporter I will also talk about how we grow up thinking pessimistically or optimistically. There certainly seems to be interest in this. The wealthy do of course have more advantages in material terms but watch out for simply thinking 'rich bastards'. That's too simplistic. They are not immune to trauma no matter how wealthy. Since no one has answered my question about the 8 year old child let me tell you that a pessimist would feel very hurt and assume that they had been shunned and excluded from the party. They would assume that the birthday child did not like them. The optimistic child however would simply assume that the postman had lost the invitation and simply turn up at the party carrying a present. It's all to do with whether the lack of invitation is Personal or Impersonal. I would contend that few people reading the question would have given that explanation. I must say that i am somewhat shocked by the lack of understanding of the huge advances in modern psychology and that might perhaps explain why I've been invited to teach at 4 locations in Europe next year. Thanks for the comments but I have to get back to work.
I think you're assuming that we all have your level of qualification and expertise on the matter, Doc.

The eight-year-old is only just coming to terms with object permanence, Fis, I don't think their egocentricity considers anything other than the fact that they are annoyed that they didn't get an invite.

They're not trying to rationalise or understand why they weren't invited. They're not looking for underlying reasons based on race, gender, or colour. They are just pissed off that they didn't get some hash brownies and booze.

They are certainly not questioning their own part in not receiving an invite. They're too busy thinking about the world fitting them, than them fitting into the world.

By your reasoning, Doc, you would be out of a job if we all had that level of knowledge regarding psychological study and its advances.

Our ignorance is your next paycheck.
 
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Lemon

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OK Next May when I get to Scotland in my talk about the Psychology of a Celtic supporter I will also talk about how we grow up thinking pessimistically or optimistically. There certainly seems to be interest in this. The wealthy do of course have more advantages in material terms but watch out for simply thinking 'rich bastards'. That's too simplistic. They are not immune to trauma no matter how wealthy. Since no one has answered my question about the 8 year old child let me tell you that a pessimist would feel very hurt and assume that they had been shunned and excluded from the party. They would assume that the birthday child did not like them. The optimistic child however would simply assume that the postman had lost the invitation and simply turn up at the party carrying a present. It's all to do with whether the lack of invitation is Personal or Impersonal. I would contend that few people reading the question would have given that explanation either as a child or as a parent of the child. . I must say that i am somewhat shocked by the lack of understanding of the huge advances in modern psychology and so that might perhaps explain why I've been invited to teach at 4 locations in Europe next year. Thanks for the comments but I really do have to get back to work. Pavlov's work in 1902 is hardly modern.......
Thanks for the disservice you have shown to me and my supposed lack of understanding. I know quite a number of people in the field of psychotherapy etc who taught all over the antipodes. I should have a word with them.
 
Are you two a tag team? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I look forward to hearing your name - I remember the Royals from the days of world of sport so you could be the antiroyals I suppose. Now I really must go. No wifi where I'm going but nice to catch up for a wee while. 😊
Aye, Lemon........Shampot and Bampot at your service!
 
I'd tell them to suck it up, that's life. Pretty much my life philosophy - it is what it is.
Same here, Shammy

Suck it up, then spit it oot in the appropriate direction.

Shit happens and is gonna always happen, it's the ability to find a way to wade through the shit that'll make or break you!

Jeez........feel like watching The Shawshank Redemption now.
 
Same here, Shammy

Suck it up, then spit it oot in the appropriate direction.

Shit happens and is gonna always happen, it's the ability to find a way to wade through the shit that'll make or break you!

Jeez........feel like watching The Shawshank Redemption now.
The obvious lack of self-analysis we both appear to have is probably why we do what we do.
 
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