There exists a concept in pharmacology where prescribed therapeutic medications become the killers, hinging on over dosage and wrong timing of use. Thus, it’s no news that religious activities could also kill, when the timing and proportions are wrong! This principle applies to virtually everything; when the timing and proportion are wrong, even the best […]
ADDICTION: ENJOYING THE KILLING!
In 1938, B. F. Skinner, an American Psychologist described a pattern of learning that takes place through rewarding a certain behavior or withholding reward for undesirable behavior called Operant Conditioning. It seems to be the way through which our learning systems are often governed. Our actions are either positively or negatively reinforced by the rewards […]
OBESITY: WHEN FAT HALTS LIFE!
Human body systems function, dependently on the energy (ATP) supplied by the breakdown of the foods we eat. Same human body is designed to store up energy, in excess of our immediate body demands, as Triglycerides inadipose tissue (fat cells); such that, when energy is needed, the stored Triglycerides are broken down into free fatty […]