Thursday, November 22, 2018
Supporting Men > Morality

Victim Shaming

"It was never about evidence, it was about prejudicing the jury". Lindsay Armstrong's mum speaks about her daughter having to hold her pants up in court during her rape trial and read what was written on them: little devil. Lindsay killed herself 2 weeks later #ThisIsNotConsent https://t.co/AqgOycNlns— Rape Crisis

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Surviving Putin,Trump & Global Gas-lighting : Goodness cannot be captured or killed.

https://www.catholicregister.org/faith/columnists/item/22207-good-always-triumphs-over-evil Goodness cannot be captured or killed. We see this already in the earthly life of Jesus. There are a number of passages in the Gospels which give the impression that Jesus was somehow highly elusive and difficult to capture. It seems that until Jesus consents to His own capture, nobody

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Bishops who did not address child abuse edited out of training videos

Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone and New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond, two bishops who did not respond appropriately to accusations of child abuse involving clergy, are being edited out of training videos. https://t.co/4QZ0Jit211— SNAP Network (@SNAPNetwork) October 3, 2018 Two Catholic bishops accused of failing to protect children from abusive priests are

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Empathy compromises ethical behaviour

https://www.vox.com/conversations/2017/1/19/14266230/empathy-morality-ethics-psychology-compassion-paul-bloom My beef is with empathy in particular, with its role in decision making. Empathy has certain design features that do make it positive in certain restricted circumstances. If you and I are the only people on earth and you’re in pain and I can help you and make your pain

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How Abusive Relationships Take Root

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/11/health/domestic-violence-abusive-relationships.html “It often starts in a very insidious way,” said Patricia Pape, a psychologist in private practice in New York. “He says, ‘Don’t put Sweet-and-Low in your coffee, it’s poisonous.’ “Then, ‘When you wear that nail polish, it makes you look like a fallen woman,’ and ‘That skirt is too short, it’s

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