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Social animals

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My blog today on a Zillion Ideas is a psychology blog about what motivates us to do the things we do. We tend to be motivated by the fairly primitive desire to survive.  Most of the time we also seem to want the easy life and we need to relax and feel safe. Some people never seem to relax and make us all nervous though don’t they? We are all social animals, we all want to get along and live in harmony so why do some people insist on rocking the boat? Some people are power crazy and hungry all the time for more. They don’t seem to feel any empathy for anyone. What can be done to control such people and make society and communities feel safer; more secure? (more…)


Coping in a Commune

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Imagine this; you have been banished to a commune deep in the English Countryside. There are 99 other members but you are a member of the Commune Council. You have power! You help decide Commune policy on energy, water, economics, employment, food, transport, education; in fact everything. You can’t leave for a few years but we do trade with the outside world. (more…)