Zac Efron is being punished for the unjust criticism; the man delivered the single most chillingly accurate portrayal of Ted Bundy yet to be captured on film. Yeah, no one is more shocked than I am to see me praising the acting of Zac Efron to the skies, but damn it, give credit where freaking credit is due. He nails it. He is brilliant!
They act without any apparent regard for moral instruction whether spiritually divined or obtained in a more secular manner that is capable of providing any authentic understanding of the difference between what is moral and what is immoral and so remain vigilantly engaged in a mechanistic response to the rest of society that is devoid of the capacity for applying individual values within each unique context.
The story of Frank Serpico has particular resonance today. Every day brings new stories of…
You might think that Mike Boyle’s nickname would spring from the fact that he used a sharpened umbrella point as a murder weapon. Alas, if that were the case, Umbrella Mike would be much closer to the number one. Even so, Umbrella Mike is a pretty cool name.
It was during the infancy of forensic science when fingerprint evidence was still viewed with highly dubious suspicion by most people that Mark Twain included a scene in his story Puddn’head Wilson in which he wrote ‘Every human being carries with him from his cradle to his grave certain physical marks which do not change their character, and by which he can always be identified – and that without shade of doubt or question’. From that point on, suspicion of fingerprint evidence began to decline.
The Bath School Massacre is a story of what happens when right wing obsessions like tax revolts meets right wing fetishism like love of weapons of mass destruction. Andrew Kehoe, like a certain cartoon character named Dan, had a plan for revenge against that which had done him wrong.
“The interpersonal traits include glibness, superficial charm, a grandiose sense of self-worth, pathological lying, and the manipulation of others. The affective traits include a lack of remorse and/or guilt, shallow affect, a lack of empathy, and failure to accept responsibility. The lifestyle behaviors include stimulation-seeking behavior, impulsivity, irresponsibility, parasitic orientation, and a lack of realistic life goals.”
Irrationality in the example of an expressive mob mentality can vary widely. The most common and least problematic example is the irrational belief by the spectator that they are actually part of the team. As this irrational thought takes hold and is exacerbated by a solidifying at the emotional attachment, the potential for the violence more often experienced by members of an aggressive mob or acquisitive mob can increase.
Defending yourself from an attack is never an easy decision to make. Many security experts…
The America of the Sacco and Vanzetti trial was a time when the government and businesses and the media conspired to make the average Joe fear that danger from without lurked within, just around every corner, waiting to tear apart the very fabric of America by introducing a Godless ideology…hey, wait a minute.