New study shows swearing reduces pain

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New study shows swearing reduces pain

Postby Individual » Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:35 pm

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Re: New study shows swearing reduces pain

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:23 pm

Damned right!!

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Re: New study shows swearing reduces pain

Postby Individual » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:32 pm

Found a somewhat longer article in Scientific American:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... o-we-swear
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Re: New study shows swearing reduces pain

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:28 pm

what the FILM (I would like to remind everyone that film is a four letter word)


He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: New study shows swearing reduces pain

Postby Mawkish1983 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:09 am

So the choice is still: short term anaesthetic vs long term kamma-vipaka?


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