Saturday Selections – June 28th

Here are a few articles I’ve ran across recently that I found to be worth the read.


The Silver Lining of Awkwardness by Sammy Rhodes (on relevant.com)

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Here’s a quote from the article:

Awkwardness may make us laugh when it comes to other people, but when it comes to ourselves, it can make us paranoid and extremely self-conscious. We’re haunted by visions of friends locking eyes after a party and whispering “He’s so awkward” about us. That’s why some have said there’s a new scarlet letter: “A” for “Awkward.”

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Moralism is Not The Gospel by Albert Mohler

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Here’s a selection from the article:

The seduction of moralism is the essence of its power. We are so easily seduced into believing that we actually can gain all the approval we need by our behavior. Of course, in order to participate in this seduction, we must negotiate a moral code that defines acceptable behavior with innumerable loopholes. Most moralists would not claim to be without sin, but merely beyond scandal. That is considered sufficient.

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Men Like Women With Less Makeup by Alexandra Sifferlin (on Time.com)

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Here’s an excerpt from the article:

New research published in theQuarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology found that people’s perceptions of what men and women find attractive are off. And even though many women decide to wear makeup to make themselves “more” attractive, they may be overdoing it.

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Why Women In Settled Relationships Don’t Find Other Me Attractive by Mia Rhodan (on Time.com)

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Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Men have one less reason to worry about their girlfriend or wife’s wandering eye.According to new research in the International Association for Relationship Research’s journal Personal Relationships, women in relationships focus on the negative qualities of attractive men they aren’t dating.

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