"I should never have done all my research in prisons. I should have spent my time inside the Stock Exchange as well.”
I looked at Bob [Hare, criminal psychologist who created a test for psychopathy]. “Really?” I said.
“But surely stock-market psychopaths can’t be as bad as serial-killer psychopaths,” I said.
“Serial killers ruin families.” Bob shrugged. “Corporate and political and religious psychopaths ruin economies. They ruin societies."
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#robert hare #psychology #forensic psychology #psychopathy
From the book, The Psychopath Test: A Journey through the Madness Industry, written by Jon Ronson.
Exactly this. I went to a seminar with Robert Hare, and he said this same thing, that people make much too little of the non-serial killer variety of psychoath. Swindling on a large scale ruins many more lives than one individual serial killer ever could, and it’s seen as somehow “less bad”.
I’ve uploaded it to Minerva, so I am entirely unable to change anything else now. Which means: freedom!
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@3 days ago with 5 notes
#so you guys can reply if you want to #thesis #me
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So today Angelina Jolie had double mastectomy, which is the removal of one’s breasts, to prevent Breast cancer. So instead of praising Angelina on her bravery, men on Twitter decided to ridicule her, even calling her stupid for removing her breasts. For those of you on Tumblr that are attacking Feminists about being delusional about sexism against women and misogyny here’s your fucking proof that sexism and misogyny exists.
How about we prioritise women’s health and autonomy over their own bodies OVER the fact that “boobs are great”?
"I’m wary of anything that smacks of “making feminism sexy.” Sex-positivity should be a part of feminism because sexuality is important—not because feminism needs spicing up. I really don’t want to imply any “be a feminist ally and you’ll get lots of kinky sex” deals here, or any “don’t worry, we’re not man-haters, we’re into stripteases and blowjobs!” cajoling. The challenge of integrating sex-positivity into feminism is communicating “women’s sexual desire matters” without giving any ammunition to “women are for sex."
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#yes this #also sexuality =/= objectification