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Old 12-23-2012, 04:51 PM
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Normally I tend to dislike TED somewhat for their elitism and blase attitude towards real problems, but every once and a while an interesting one comes along.

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/hel...n_in_love.html
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Old 12-26-2012, 03:26 AM
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I'm not a big fan of Helen Fisher. She's become a popular "authority" on relationship issues, but she can't seem to wrap her mind around the idea that some people are non-monogamous.
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Old 12-26-2012, 03:41 AM
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I cant claim familiarity with any of her other work.
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Old 12-26-2012, 04:28 AM
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Do a search, she's been discussed here before. I'm not a fan of hers, either.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:41 PM
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I'm not a fan of hers, either.
I watched *some* of that video (posted above). My tendency is to think that biology and the brain can provide *partial* explanations of the love experience, but that there is always the lurking danger of reductionism in these fields (brain science, biology [sociobiology]).

What is it you're not liking about her, Nycindie?
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