By Ngaio Marsh
Inspector Roderick Alleyn has to this point restrained his investigations to England, yet classic homicide reveals him touring to New Zealand (Ngaio Marsh’s homeland). touring with Alleyn are the individuals of the Carolyn Dacres English Comedy corporation. The actors' operatic intrigues supply an a laugh diversion till, by surprise, they flip lethal. And Alleyn learns – no longer for the final time – that whereas he are able to go away his badge again in Blighty, he’s nonetheless a policeman, even at the different facet of the realm.
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Antes que la hora llegue, debes pasar tus genes. 251 días. El curso lógico de acción es determinar la forma más efectiva para sobrevivir y reproducirse, y practicar esto hasta que se convierta en una respuesta mecánica. y Las Artes Marciales consisten en unas rutinas practicadas que, una vez internalizadas, mejoran tus oportunidades de supervivencia. Las Artes Venusianas consisten en una serie de rutinas practicadas que, una vez internalizadas, mejoran tus oportunidades de reproducción. y La Homeostasis Social Dinámica es el equilibrio entre el deseo de protegernos nosotros mismos de los otros y el deseo de alinearnos con otros.
Una vez exista atracción, probablemente busque confort contigo. Esto debería ser interpretado como el Indicador De Interés (IDI) que es.
Frecuentemente, la solución a esto es evitar entrar en un forcejeo emocional en una interacción en la que no se siente segura, o donde el hombre que está jugando con ella no parece tener suficiente VSR (valor de supervivencia y replicación). Cuando esto ocurre, parece no-receptiva. Así que, si puedes introducir a una mujer en un nivel emocional, incluso si se trata de una emoción “mala” como la frustración o los celos, es preferible a que permanezca no-receptiva. Por otra parte, en lugar de intentar darle sólo emociones “buenas” o de evitar las “malas”, estimúlala con un rango de emociones tales como la curiosidad, fascinación, sentimiento de pérdida, conexión, indignación, validación/novalidación, humor, vergüenza, felicidad, tristeza, etc.