In response to:

20 Observations About Human Nature That Liberals Would Probably Disagree With

None1257 Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 11:45 AM
Or put your trust in the "people" to do the right thing, by giving them the freedom to do the wrong thing, and suffering the consequences? How many of you would touch a hot stove again, once you have touched a hot stove once?
Learning_Community_Party Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 11:49 AM
None, great point. And how do you know not to dry the cat in a microwave? Do you have to do it once to know it is a bad idea?
Learning_Community_Party Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 11:49 AM
None, great point. And how do you know not to dry the cat in a microwave? Do you have to do it once to know it is a bad idea?
Saepe_ Expertus Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 12:08 PM
LEARNING...you will enjoy this:

"Experience is the WORST teacher; it gives you the test BEFORE presenting the lesson."

1) Working hard, being self-reliant and taking responsibility for your own life are good for you and will make you much happier than having too much leisure time, being overly dependent and giving others responsibility for your life.

2) The more a behavior is rewarded with attention, fame, sympathy or money, the more of it we'll see. We recognize this almost instinctively when it comes to good behaviors, but we also tend to almost habitually block it out when it comes to behaviors we don't want to encourage.

3) There's nothing shameful about being poor -- but, if you stay...