It is a popular belief from time immemorial that moon affects human behavior. Even mental health institutes claim the behavior of mental patients becomes more abnormal during the full moon day and new moon day. What is it due to?
The Competitive Blockade:
If two thoughts try to enter the conscious mind at precisely the same time it results in none of the thoughts succeeding in entering it. this gives us false peace and false self-control.
This is an accident and soon just one thought succeeds in entering it. However, if we have voluntary force we can repeat it as long as wish or as long as we have voluntary force.
Failure of Competitive Blockade:
The blockade fails when our voluntary force is depleted.
Voluntary force is generated during success and thus can be a precious commodity for us.
When voluntary force is about to be depleted we can,
1. Transfer the emotion of the unwanted thought to a socially acceptable thought and allow the socially accepted thought to manifest as action.
2. Make the blockade automatic.
Unfortunately, both the options have their drawbacks.
1. If the transferred emotion is of huge magnitude even our socially acceptable action would look exaggerated. To avoid this we can distort the socially acceptable thought to such an extent that it can't get converted into action easily.
2. Making the blockade involuntary has drawback that we can't unblock the blockade and return to the real world to interact with people around us.
Timing of manifestation of bizarre thought as action:
If we make the unwanted thought bizarre and allow it to manifest as action it would manifest as mental abnormality. Our only hope then would be to make it manifest as abnormal action just on one day so that we can spend that day alone. Selecting a day on the calender has the drawback that anything associated with calender would result in abnormal behavior. Therefore, the moon is selected as it appears only in the night and thus can be avoided looking at.
Thus, our bizarre thought can manifest as action on full or new moon day only.
Thus the behavior human beings becomes abnormal on full and new moon days even though the moon has nothing to do with it.
Popular legend has it that the full moon brings out the worst in people: more violence, more suicides, more accidents, and more aggression.
However, this aggravation of abnormal human behavior during full moon day is not the cause of the abnormality. It is just an attempt of the abnormal person to restrict his abnormalities to just a few days of a month. If it were to be the cause it would have affected the behavior of the majority of people.
There is anecdotal evidence that the phases of the moon cause a variety of behavioral changes in humans and animals. There is anecdotal evidence that the phases can change some humans into animals. There is no scientific evidence to show that the moon affects human behaviour. There is a lot of scientific evidence indicating that the moon affects the tides.
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If we want we can let moon affect our behavior. If we don't want, we can make it totally independent of it.
We let moon affect our behavior to restrict our abnormal behavior to just full or new moon day. Even on these days, since our abnormality would be at midnight, it would go unnoticed.
This aggravation during full or new moon day would make scientists come to the wrong conclusion that it is the phases of the moon that is aggravating abnormal human behavior.
There does not seem to be any significant affect of the Full Moon on human sexual behavior.
No. ADHD is not connected with moon phases; however, behavior changes have been reported during different moon phases.
Only by conformational bias. That is to say, not at all.
No, the moon affects the tides, but the tides do not affect the moon.
Phases of the moon have absolutely no effect on the health of anything on earth.
it can affect tides,
The phases of the moon do not affect rain on Earth.
moon phases effect all game animals the fuller the moon the more game actvity you will see
the moon affects human behaviors by the ligHT SHINEING on people some people cant TAKE THAT LIGHT ON THERE FACE IT MAKES THEM GO CRAzy
Not the phases of the moon, the moon itself has the most tidal control.
Moon phases affect plant germination, because of gravitational pull. During the full and new moon phases, the stronger gravitational pull of the moon increases the water content in the soil. This water content leads to germination, which is triggered by seeds absorbing water.
Yeah! Why ask someone else
The phases of the moon have no use to human beings. There's no way to get smarter, cuter, younger, or richer from them. But they keep happening anyway. What a waste.
No, because the moon is different every night
i would think yes.
The moon does not interact with the phases. All the phases really are are the reflection of sunlight off of the moon to Earth. So, the phases and the moon do not interact at all.
The phases of the moon have no effect at all on the calendar currently, in the sense that the phases bring about some kind of change in the calendar. However, historically the moon's phases are important. The cycle we call 'month' comes from the word moon, and the lengths of months (you know they differ by as many as 3 days) is roughly related to a full cycle of moon phases.
No. Those are just rumors, the moon phases do not affect the stock market.
the moon has four phases
8 phases of moon
There are 25 phases in the moon.
the phases of the moon don't affect tides. Tides are caused by the moon's gravity, the moon is always at the same distance from Earth. Sun also causes the tides. so if the sun and the moon are directed in the same place at Earth extra high tides occur.