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cosmocreator
Sunday, August 15th, 2004, 08:00 AM
I find this interesting.

http://psychology.about.com/library/weekly/aa091500a.htm
http://psychology.about.com/library/weekly/aa091500b.htm

Freja
Sunday, August 15th, 2004, 09:32 PM
I agree, very interesting.

Since my childhood dream of studying law seems to have gone down the drain, I now turn to psychology and anthropology (although only as bedtime reading). The best way to learn is through genuine interest.

cosmocreator
Monday, August 16th, 2004, 06:59 AM
I agree, very interesting.

Since my childhood dream of studying law seems to have gone down the drain, I now turn to psychology and anthropology (although only as bedtime reading). The best way to learn is through genuine interest.


So you support my idea of a Psychology Forum? :) I put my psychology posts here because psychology and religion both pertain to the mind.

:hve­rungur:
Monday, August 16th, 2004, 07:04 AM
So you support my idea of a Psychology Forum? :) I put my psychology posts here because psychology and religion both pertain to the mind.
Psychology and our gods are two totally different things imo, and I do support your idea of a psychology forum. I know id enjoy some reading in there :guinness:

cosmocreator
Monday, August 16th, 2004, 07:34 AM
Psychology and our gods are two totally different things imo, and I do support your idea of a psychology forum. I know id enjoy some reading in there :guinness:

Religion is a psychological phenomenon. Anyway, I'm a Cosmotheist and don't really believe in gods. It is up to the white race to move itself towards godhood.

:hve­rungur:
Monday, August 16th, 2004, 07:54 AM
Religion is a psychological phenomenon. Anyway, I'm a Cosmotheist and don't really believe in gods. It is up to the white race to move itself towards godhood.
If you dont really believe in gods why post in the heathenry and other native religions forum then? (No offence) :)

cosmocreator
Monday, August 16th, 2004, 08:05 AM
I was just reading over the list again. I see a connection between lacking identity and withdrawing into isolation. Part of our identity is racialist in nature. But it has become a taboo to talk about. And many people fear being called racist -- yet it is so much a part of us. It is who we are fundamentally. So we are losing touch with part of our identity. And in doing so, our society begins to fall apart. We become lost individuals without an identity rather than a cohesive community.


Stage 5: Adolescence -- Age 12 to 18

Crisis: Identity vs. Role Confusion
Description: This is the time when we ask the question "Who am I?" To successfully answer this question, Erikson suggests, the adolescent must integrate the healthy resolution of all earlier conflicts. Did we develop the basic sense of trust? Do we have a strong sense of independence, competence, and feel in control of our lives? Adolescents who have successfully dealt with earlier conflicts are ready for the "Identity Crisis", which is considered by Erikson as the single most significant conflict a person must face.
Positive outcome: If the adolescent solves this conflict successfully, he will come out of this stage with a strong identity, and ready to plan for the future.
Negative outcome: If not, the adolescent will sink into confusion, unable to make decisions and choices, especially about vocation, sexual orientation, and his role in life in general.


Stage 6: Young Adulthood -- Age 19 to 40

Crisis: Intimacy vs. Isolation
Description: In this stage, the most important events are love relationships. No matter how successful you are with your work, said Erikson, you are not developmentally complete until you are capable of intimacy. An individual who has not developed a sense of identity usually will fear a committed relationship and may retreat into isolation.
Positive outcome: Adult individuals can form close relationships and share with others if they have achieved a sense of identity.
Negative outcome: If not, they will fear commitment, feel isolated and unable to depend on anybody in the world.

cosmocreator
Monday, August 16th, 2004, 10:55 PM
If you dont really believe in gods why post in the heathenry and other native religions forum then? (No offence) :)


Because there's no Psychology Forum. This forum is the closest thing to it.

Freja
Tuesday, August 17th, 2004, 09:39 AM
So you support my idea of a Psychology Forum? :) I put my psychology posts here because psychology and religion both pertain to the mind.

I do, I have things to discuss that will not fit in this Forum.

:hve­rungur:
Tuesday, August 17th, 2004, 09:57 AM
Because there's no Psychology Forum. This forum is the closest thing to it.
So you mix threads in a religion forum, religion being the belief in a higher power and gods with psychology threads, which usually dismisses any spiritual higher power what so ever and lends all its ideals to basical human mind and thinking. Honestly I dont see how the two are conncted it all, I would have thought the lounge to be a better place (im not being a dick here man, dont get me wrong on this one) I think a psychology forum would be great, then you could give me and my girlfriend councilling if we ever need it :D

Vinlands Valkyrie
Tuesday, August 17th, 2004, 10:03 AM
Now why would we need counseling? :-P

:hve­rungur:
Tuesday, August 17th, 2004, 10:09 AM
Now why would we need counseling? :-P

I think a psychology forum would be great, then you could give me and my girlfriend councilling if we ever need it

;)

cosmocreator
Wednesday, August 18th, 2004, 04:48 AM
Ok, I moved this thread to this forum. Happy now. :D

:hve­rungur:
Wednesday, August 18th, 2004, 10:34 AM
Ok, I moved this thread to this forum. Happy now. :D
Well considering psychology pertains to mental health and well being I think it should have been here from the start ;)