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Aleiatorytexts for Augustus

Borgesian library-Google Data Bank. (from here)

1. Each text is a construct: a reduction of thoughts’ pluripotentials into a well-arranged, grammatically sound signifying system.   2,636 more words

Gilles Deleuze

Deuteronomy: The Life and Death of Pierre Rivière, Murderer

Photo credit: David Martínez

When Pierre Rivière was questioned about why he killed his mother, sister, and younger brother, the twenty-year-old accused explained to the examining judge, Exupère Legrain, that it was God who told him to do it. 683 more words


When children kill their parents.

The book currently at the top of my “to read” pile is Kathleen Heide‘s Understanding Parricide. Twenty years on from her first book, Why Kids Kill Parents, 253 more words


Motives and Opportunities in Contemporary Parricides

What made people kill their parents? Why did the parricide in the nineteenth-century rural American West suspiciously resembled parricides other locations? How did judges, police and medical practitioners explain and process parricides before and after Freud? 183 more words


“Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother”: Violence Against Parents in Past and Present St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford, 6-7 July 2015

I am starting this blog in connection with the research project in the history of Violence against parents. Check our website: http://www15.uta.fi/trivium/honour_en.html.

We are holding our second workshop in Oxford on July 6-7 2015 and invite everyone to follow us here in this blog, via Twitter with #VAP or follow me @MMuravyeva. 202 more words

History Of Violence

SUELLEN PIKE (#68-2010)

Sueellen Pike (63) was last seen between 11-30 August 2010 in Burleigh Waters, Queensland; her son, Stephen Jonathan Pike was charged with the murder of his mother, … 491 more words


JOYCE BROWN (#67-2010)

Joyce Brown (66) was murdered by her daughter, Vicky Lee Wagner in Salisbury Downs, South Australia on the 15 May 2010.

On May 15, 2010, Mrs Brown and her husband, Andrew, went to Wagner’s home at Kimber Ct, Salisbury, to drop off furniture. 281 more words