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The goal of dating should be to find your compliment

Sorry if this comes across as needlessly pedantic, but the correct word should be 'complement', not 'compliment'.

I am not trying to put you down; I just thought it might be something you'd like to know.

By that line of reasoning, we should not be funding space exploration and etc. either...

(I take his comment to mean that we should not be funding life extension research because it is egocentric.)

but most of the people who have emailed me privately to thank me for the post are male.

Maybe because most LW readers are male? I am not sure it necessarily leads to the conclusion that

Men feel more shamed about wanting to be sidekicks than women do?

Another salient example I'm presently studying is taken from Steven Pinker's The Better Angels of Our Nature. I can provide you with the details on demand.

I'm interested in the details. Thanks.

I have, but my study partner insists that Prof. Lewin is wrong, and I don't know how to explain it in a way that would make it understandable to him.

I'd like to solicit the help of physicists here.

I am in the process of watching Professor Walter Lewin's MIT lectures on Electricity and Magnetism. In Lecture 20, during the first fifteen minutes, Prof. Lewin criticized many textbook authors for misapplying Kirchhoff's rule when analyzing LR circuits, and clarified that Faraday's Law should be used instead. My study partner insisted that Prof. Lewin was wrong, and that Kirchhoff's rule applied in this case because the inductance came from within the circuit itself.

I would really appreciate it if anyone here could help me understand (with linked sources if necessary) whether Kirchhoff's rule is applicable here. If not, why? Can you explain it in a way that would make my study partner understand it?

Thank you in advance for all your help!

This comment is very insightful -- you managed to articulate a lot of non-g factors that would explain my own observations. Thank you.

There are publishers here that publish collections of old test papers (along with the solutions) that were administered over the past 10 years, and many students practise by testing themselves using those.

This is a good question -- unfortunately, I am unable to answer this as I have no exposure to American schools.

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