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Ego-syntonic

Ego-syntonic

Acceptable to the aims of the ego and the related psychological needs of the individual (e.g., a delusion); the opposite of ego-dystonic.

Origin: ego _ g. Syn, together, _ tonos, tension


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... human kind: Facts = Lucy, other archeological data Common reasoning = Assumption 1 = we are more advanced than our ancestors (no bases except our ego) Assumption 2 = our scull is larger, thus larger brain, thus we are smarter. That is ego again since in our generation (fact that is observed today) ...

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by Cat
Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?
Replies: 16
Views: 6143

Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... - I'd repeat what you told us - you offer this as an example of how you would approach a problem. Good luck on this and don't invest too much ego. You objective is admission not praise for this production.

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by JorgeLobo
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:37 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
Replies: 11
Views: 5503

Na,K-ATPase as a pump. Request for Reference(s)

... seems to publish almost exclusively there, at least from what I see in Pubmed. Second, the journal belong to the lower ranked journal in every category it belongs according to Scopus, second red flag. Third, if you go on the journal website , the ego trip of the author/editor is quite obvious ...

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by canalon
Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:33 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Na,K-ATPase as a pump. Request for Reference(s)
Replies: 8
Views: 5334

Re: Does it really matter?

that this comment is so human-ego-centric By no means was that meant to be from a human's perspective, instead it was meant to be from a view of the Earth as a living being. This again is from a human's point of view in which I am All in ...

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by i_r_e_d
Thu Dec 31, 2009 12:03 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
Replies: 33
Views: 24879

Re: Does it really matter?

but in retrospect; would it truly matter to the immediate and global environment I am going to assume that this comment is so human-ego-centric (I am sure there is a more technical term than this :mrgreen: ). if a species becomes extinct then our future children wouldn't get the chance ...

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by kolean
Sun Dec 27, 2009 10:18 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
Replies: 33
Views: 24879
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