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The effects this has had on our family were devastating

https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/108847556/Familys-worst-nightmare-Auckland-youth-worker-turned-sexual-predator "The effects this has had on our family were devastating and soul destroying and we were close to ending our marriage," he said. "She [the victim] told me she wanted to kill herself and I had to constantly tell her that it wasn't her fault and that we loved her and

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Angry people tend to think they’re smarter than they actually are

Angry people are more likely to overestimate their intelligence, study finds https://t.co/0YWq4qvR4Z— PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) November 23, 2018 Angry people tend to think they’re smarter than they actually are, according to new psychology research in the journal Intelligence. “In a recent project I examined the relationship between anger and various cognitive functions. I

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Before 1800, the English word “loneliness” did not exist

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/01/loneliness-illness-body-mind-epidemic?fbclid=IwAR1DSa9WjXBtYw9tBLkgTqlcnzdOUA840pJTZKoIH47OJy5Xo3GHRvdn1zQ Before 1800, the English word “loneliness” did not exist. People lived in small communities, they tended to believe in God (which meant they were never really alone, even when they were physically isolated), and there was a philosophical concept of the community as a source of common good. There was

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How exactly could a traumatic experience change a person’s DNA?

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/day6/episode-236-transgender-parenting-trauma-and-genetics-bobby-baun-gun-lobbyists-vs-bill-c-51-more-1.3098757/can-trauma-have-genetic-effects-across-generations-1.3098819 How exactly could a traumatic experience change a person's DNA? Well this is something that we really only uncovered in the past ten to fifteen years through the study of epigenetics, which is basically the study of how environmental factors and experience can alter how genes are expressed without altering

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Colonization is a process by which a central system of power dominates

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonization Colonization (or colonisation) is a process by which a central system of power dominates the surrounding land and its components. The term is derived from the Latin word colere, which means "to inhabit".[1] Also, colonization refers strictly to migration, for example, to settler colonies in America or Australia, trading posts, and

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#Physical #aggressiveness #linked #gray #matter #deficits

Physical aggressiveness linked to gray matter deficits in brain region, study finds https://t.co/os4otlfH6K— PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) October 25, 2017 “Human violence is baggage we should have left in the Paleolithic era,” remarked study author David S. Chester, an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. “However, people keep hurting each other in spite

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Freedom camping rules penalise homeless

https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/107079277/holidaymaker-or-homeless-aucklands-freedom-camping-rules-cant-tell?rm=m The new rules looked to increase the number of freedom camping sites, but more than 300 sites would be off limits. Another 100-odd would have restrictions. General rules, with a two-night maximum stay clause and a requirement to be self-contained, were to cover sites not prohibited under the bylaw. These rules, which

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Sexual assault myths and facts

http://www.police.govt.nz/advice/sexual-assault/myths-and-facts Myth: Sexual assaults are only committed by strangers. Fact: The majority of people who commit sexual assaults know their victims and in some cases are relations, friends or work colleagues. Partners and spouses can also commit sexual assaults. Myth: Rape is a 'spur of the moment' act. Fact: Most rapists plan carefully in

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