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For those who are pro-e-collar,
Here is my challenge:
Use it on your spouse.
Explain to them what you're up to,
and instead of asking them to do something, use the "tool.”
At the end of the day, ask them how "free" they felt, how much trust they had in their decisions, and what they felt during the stimulus control.
If you don't like my association and comparison between humans and dogs, it's ok.
Just a heads up that all mammals are emotionally intelligent.