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The Learning Bystander

In every crime scene, there are always three types of people involved: The criminal, the victim, and the witness. Most of the time, the court settles between the first two since a statement which witnesses give are merely a hearsay without a solid proof. 554 more words


We are All Responsible for Mass Shootings. Here’s How Heroism Can Help.

Another mass shooting in the United States. Another call for thoughts and prayers. Another round of bickering about causes and solutions that goes nowhere.

Then what do we do? 1,043 more words

Hero Mindset

The Dangers of Complacency

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“It if ain’t broke, why fix it?”

A common phrase in our language, usually associated with laziness or indifference, but not necessarily with disaster. 735 more words


Bystander Effect!

Oh hello everyone! Today I did a video about bystander effect, go watch it!


Why Bystanders Rarely Speak Up When They Witness Sexual Harassment

George B. Cunningham
Texas A&M University
October 20, 2017

The uproar over allegations that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sexually abused and harassed dozens of the women he worked with is inspiring countless women (and some men) to share their own personal sexual harassment and assault stories. 1,104 more words


Don’t Be A Bystander, Stand Up And Help

Two female students were meeting in the k wing bathroom. When I walked in, they were already fighting. I whipped out my phone to catch all the action and realized that one of the girls had stopped hitting back. 605 more words

Loy Norrix

SAVEUS Captures The Bystander Effect In “Watch The World”

Danish singer, SAVEUS, deviates from the standard narrative of being the hero and instead focuses on being the observer in his new single “Watch The World.” For a song that takes us into the mind of a bystander, it makes us far more conscious of our own actions. 247 more words