why we enjoy telling people off

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  1. blueclouds

    blueclouds Former member

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  3. Sprocket

    Sprocket Former Member

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    I thought this statement, was rather to the point:

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    "Psychologically this makes sense," he told BBC News Online. "We do like to tell each other off. It gives us a pleasing sense of superiority.


    Ah controling others is a wonderful thing, eh? :D
     
  4. deputylinda

    deputylinda Former Member

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    i get to do it all the time...heh heh heh ...and they don't usually argue. beats prozac. :D ...(don't smack me, just kidding!) :innocent:
     
  5. blueclouds

    blueclouds Former member

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    Gee, you're the one holding the gun, I wouldn't argue with you either. ;)
    :blowkiss:
     
  6. vicktor

    vicktor New Member

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    Is that right? Why, I never would have guessed. :doh:
     
  7. Ghostwheel

    Ghostwheel Pyrrhonist

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    Why would it have to be a pleasing sense of superiority? Why not a pleasing sense of justice?
     

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