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Re: Excellent point:can we now have the contingencies:

Tall order Sanjeev. Let me get the mood. Boy, am I really capable of 
serving the order ? I am afraid not. I am not a social psychologist, nor 
an experimental-social psychologist. I cannot modify groups, but I do 
modify individual through group. I am a practising clinical psychologist 
with specialization in Behavior Modification. I don't think I can do 
social engineering. Sorry. Ratan.

On Fri, 14 Aug 1998, Sanjeev Sabhlok wrote:

> On Fri, 14 Aug 1998, Ratan Singh wrote:
> > Set the contingencies right/adaptive and the society will be alright. 
> > Stop blaming its members, blame the existing contingencies. Contingencies 
> > is technical term of experimental psychologist late Prof. B.F. Skinner, 
> > loosely understood as system of reward and punishment. Ratan, Ph.D.
> Dear Ratan,
> That was a very terse, and promising message. I agree quite a bit with
> that message. Could we have a bunch (list)  of contingencies that you
> would like to see in India? That is the task we are carrying on here, and
> your considered contributions would be an invaluable help to all of us.
> Thanks,
> Sanjeev

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