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  1. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    26 Nov '12 17:56
    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-11-bothered-negative-unwanted-thoughts.html

    It seems if you have bad thoughts you want to purge from consciousness, write the thought down ' I want to rape that 12 YO next door' for example. Then throw away the paper and the thought goes with the paper!
  2. 26 Nov '12 19:09
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-11-bothered-negative-unwanted-thoughts.html

    It seems if you have bad thoughts you want to purge from consciousness, write the thought down ' I want to rape that 12 YO next door' for example. Then throw away the paper and the thought goes with the paper!
    Regardless of that works or not...

    You really need to burn that paper before you throw it away.
  3. 26 Nov '12 22:33 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by googlefudge
    Regardless of that works or not...

    You really need to burn that paper before you throw it away.
    …and don't let anyone see you write it.
  4. 26 Nov '12 23:04
    Originally posted by humy
    …and don't let anyone see you write it.
    Any decent lawyer will tell you to never never never ever
    put anything in writing.
  5. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    27 Nov '12 03:16
    Originally posted by johnnylongwoody
    Any decent lawyer will tell you to never never never ever
    put anything in writing.
    Well, lets modify the procedure a bit: Eat the dam paper.
  6. 27 Nov '12 05:12
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Well, lets modify the procedure a bit: Eat the dam paper.
    Then you are in danger of internalizing your bad thoughts.
  7. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    27 Nov '12 07:49
    "In a new study, researchers found that when people wrote down their thoughts on a piece of paper and then threw the paper away, they mentally discarded the thoughts as well.
    On the other hand, people were more likely to use their thoughts when making judgments if they first wrote them down on a piece of paper and tucked the paper in a pocket to protect it."

    A ritual burning of the paper would do the job nicely, I think, provided you completed the task by flushing the ashes down the toilet.
  8. 27 Nov '12 11:15
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-11-bothered-negative-unwanted-thoughts.html

    It seems if you have bad thoughts you want to purge from consciousness, write the thought down ' I want to rape that 12 YO next door' for example. Then throw away the paper and the thought goes with the paper!
    worked for hitler and mein kampf.............oh. hang on, maybe not.
  9. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    27 Nov '12 11:56 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by stellspalfie
    worked for hitler and mein kampf.............oh. hang on, maybe not.
    Kind of like the song Pete Seeger sang:

    DIE GEDANKEN SIND FREI (my thoughts are free)
  10. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    27 Nov '12 15:40
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Kind of like the song Pete Seeger sang:

    DIE GEDANKEN SIND FREI (my thoughts are free)
    In fact an old German song from the upraisings in the early 19th century
  11. Standard member vivify
    rain
    27 Nov '12 23:50
    Originally posted by twhitehead
    Then you are in danger of internalizing your bad thoughts.
    Lmao. The first six posts on this thread would make great dialogue in a movie.
  12. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    29 Nov '12 00:24
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    In fact an old German song from the upraisings in the early 19th century
    Yep, but I first heard it from Pete. I was his opening act at Will Geer's ranch a long time ago. I really pissed him off, you could see steam coming out his ears when I said something about him not playing his great 12 string guitar (he had only taken his banjo). That was a bit of a surprise.