Discussion in 'theory, philosophy & history' started by Orang Utan, Oct 16, 2013.
What about the rest of Berkshire?
the game's given away when the article's actually about reading literary fiction instead of reading eg the newspaper or philosophy or law books. what you're trying to drive at is people who read the classics like english students or graduates are nicer people than e.g. law students or economists which in my experience is very much the case.
So one is saying it takes a while to take effect and the other is saying it only last a few hours anyhow.
mere minutes in your case
I wonder how they randomised these volunteers and if they confirmed somehow that empathy was randomly distributed among the groups.
Fact. Also being vegetarian makes you nicer. That's impossible to prove too.
And the abstract:
Unfortunately does not expand on this randomisation either.
I hardly read any fiction, seems my choice has been vindicated, one mustn't let their hard as steel, clear as glass political philosophy get blunted by fuzzy shite like emotions. ;-)
you write enough of it though!
It's basically lib-dems saying being lib-dems makes you nicer isn't it?
doesn't it? *cancels party membership*
It mentions reading, not librarians. Why's that I wonder?
Librarians, like drug-dealers, don't get high on their own supply.
Librarians are already lovely, that's why
A sweeping statement. Is that because they are not allowed to shout at anyone
(there is a joke in there ).
No one who works in a 'customer service' role is supposed to shout at people.
does not work with people who read the dm/daily express/sun
I now know why people who read and study the Bible are always so nice.
Those of us who read and reflect upon it are a bit nicer than those who just bash it and shout at people
Being nice makes you nicer...
In the end ... he did make friends with his chuckle brother...
Eta....didn't change his coat though....
After he learned to read
Why the duck would you bump that thread?
And why not?
It was one I found earlier that caught my eye.
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