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Gynocentrism I: Social Gynocentrism

1. Gynocentrism: Definition

Gynocentrism is pro-female gender bias, displayed in four interlinked ways:

  • Value: treating girls & women as more socially valuable than boys & men;
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Commentary: Is online vigilantism the best way to exact social justice?

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

An incident at a Caltex petrol station involving a BMW driver and an elderly pump attendant has incensed netizens but let’s keep in mind nothing justifies mob justice, says Channel NewsAsia’s Bharati Jagdish. 1,170 more words

Current Affairs

Domestic Violence: Jordan Worth

Story about a woman, Jordan Worth, inflicting severe domestic violence on a male victim. Fortunately, his ordeal is over and the perpetrator has been punished with a 7 year jail sentence. 810 more words

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These Typical Reactions to Online Vigilantism Show Who’s the Real CB

(Source: ricemedia.co)

With a few of Marvel

s Avengers in town this week, Singapore

s online vigilantes sprung into action in no time when the next internet saga broke. 137 more words


Nineteen Eighty Four, Part III, Ch. 2 & 3

Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell, Part III, Chapters 2 and 3.

Part III, Chapter 2

He was lying on something that felt like a camp bed, except that it was higher off the ground and that he was fixed down in some way so that he could not move. 11,655 more words

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rovik. and friends discuss: vigilante justice

Speak about vigilantes and images of Batman and Daredevil are likely to come to mind. Reality has its share of do-good wannabes too, from the notorious Anonymous Collective to the likes of local militias within unstable regions. 915 more words


False accusation cases 109: Christopher Jefferies

This is an older story than most of the others listed here, but which I’d forgotten to include. It is a very well-known and notorious case of a false accusation and a revolting public mobbing/ “trial by media” from 2010. 1,613 more words

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