Transcript: Author: James Waller Becoming Evil By Jeff Stewart ARUGMENT ARGUMENT "My central argument is that it is ordinary individuals, like you and me, are who commit extraordinary evil" (42) Waller backs up his thesis with many social psychology experiments from the 1960s like the Stanford Prision Experiment, and Milgram shock experiment. Also, he mentions several inhumane acts . How Waller Proves His Thesis How Waller Proves His Thesis Says that genocide occurs when a specific group, race or ethnicity is violently targeted. Things Mentioned Things Mentioned ORIGINS OF EVIL NATURE OF EXTRODINARY HUMAN EVIL Types of Evil: Natural Evil- evil not caused by other humans like natural disaters Human Evil- intentionaly harming of people by other people It is thought that many people who commit these acts are polarized because of the group they are a part of, these groups of course all have certain beliefs. These beliefs can be beneficial or detrimental to society. ORIGIN OF EVIL ORIGIN OF EVIL After Columbus "discovers" America in 1492 he begins taking control and colonizing mainland America. THE AMERICAN GENOCIDE THE AMERICAN GENOCIDE Soon after the colonization of and creation of the United States manifest destiny is installed into the citizens minds. CONTINUED CONTINUED it is estimated that over 15 million indiginous people lived in North America. Almost two-hundred years later of 90% of the population is gone. The govenment never has exact laws that promoted the eradicaton of indigenous people. Secretly paid bounties were hired to eradicate defensless native americans during their sleep. Not to mention this native American "sanctuary" flew an American and white flag over the village. The Sand Creek Massacare The Sand Creek Massacare Between 500-600 tribe members were brutally murdered. Many of the men involved were put to trial and ones found guilty recived zero punishments. The Result The Result What we know about groups Beliefs become more extreme Group ploarization Blurs individual opinions/ideologies Diffusion of responsibility when an act is commited Makes risk takers riskier GROUP IDEOLOGY GROUP IDEOLOGY NAZI GERMANY NAZI GERMANY Pre WWII the German people all had some form of antisemitism towards Jews Only 1% of the German population were Jewish and were mostly apart of the upper class Once Hitler comes to power, He uses the preexsisting antisemitism in Germans to persuade votes in his favor During the Nurmenburg Trials many of the defendents simply lacked "empathy and consience" (89) Interesting enough many of the defendants were IQ tested and scoring a high of 143 and low of 106 Average IQ for someone with a doctorate is around 125 NAZI LEADERS NAZI LEADERS These leaders were considered geniuses and all considered sane by psyschologists How do sane intelligent people who know right from wrong commit such atrocities? CONTINUED CONTINUED Soon after Aldolf Eichmans arrest in South America, he was soon flew into Jerusalem and put on trial for crimes against humanity and war crimes Eichman defended himself by stating "I was only following orders" During the trials, Stanley Milgram wanted to see what it took to make an average person kill someone OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY Creator of shock experiment Social psychologist and professor at Yale Proves that you will obey someone if they seem to be the authority figure STANLEY MILGRAM STANLEY MILGRAM SHOCK EXPERIMENT SHOCK EXPERIMENT 65% of ordinary people will comply to an authority figure and complete a task despite what or who it may harm. Two states of mind: Agentic- following orders of the authority figure Autonomous- being under your own control and decisions WHAT CAN THIS TEACH US? WHAT CAN THIS TEACH US? Psychologist and professor at Stanford University He wanted to find out what makes the prision guards so brutal to inmates PHILIP ZIMBARDO PHILIP ZIMBARDO Consisted of 12 inmates and 12 prison guards the 2 week experiment only lasts 6 days Guards recived sunglasses and police uniform Prisoners were stripped of their names and recived a number with prison outfits Guards and prisoners quickly fall into their roles STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT Zimbardo learns that its not always the person thats bad its the situation that makes the person bad People will conform to the role that they are asigned and with power these people would test what they can get away with RESULTS RESULTS Island of Timor is an island located four-hundred miles north of Australia. Here there are two parts of the island: west and east Timor. Throughout its exsistance, the east side of the island has always been poor and underdeveloped. While the west side remained a rich and prosperous side of the island. INVASION OF DILI INVASION OF DILI The weak dictator Marcelo Caetano overthrown by a cartel of generals Indonesia wanted to intervene in order to "restore peace" December 7th 1975 troops were sent into the capital Soldiers partook in mass executions of
Transcript: Rule Rebels Thesis Evil is modernly understood as the lack of self-control that causes one to treat others, as they would not want to be treated. Golden Rule Do Unto Others as You Would HaveThem Do Unto You Evil Literature in The 21st Century Hunger Games JOHN KEKES "Whatever may be said about this project, it is clear that the gratutious evil actions we encounter in daily life are not metaphysically motivated: greed, agression, malice, hostility, and selfishness are behind them" (13). SHARON BEGLEY "He has willfully and gratuitously inflict harm on others-- through a cold, cruel calculation untouched by compassion" (1). Evil in Entertainment CSI: Miami TAKEN Evil in HOLLYWOOD I'm sorry, man, but I've got magic. I've got poetry in my fingertips. Most of the time — and this includes naps — I'm an F-18, bro. And I will destroy you in the air. I will deploy my ordinance to the ground." --Charlie Sheen Evil in Music Kanye West Terrorism Work CIted Newsweek, 20 May 2001. Web.5 Feb. 2012.<http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2001/05/20/the-roots-of-evil.html>. YouTube. YouTube, 04 June 2011. Web. 20 Apr. 2012.<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16bPTlsf1Fc>. Actual Footage." YouTube. YouTube, 21 Sept. 2009. Web.20Apr.2012.<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsnv6uYD7LA>. Philosophical Quarterly 25.1 (1988): 13-24. Print. YouTube. YouTube, 09 July 2010. Web. 20 Apr. 2012.<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJOgdKmnblA>. Photograph, Gear Live Media, Bothell. 18 April 2012 http://assets.gearlive.com/celebrities/blogimages/charlie-sheen-webcam.jpg Esposti, Emanuelle D. "Top 10 Charlie Sheen "CSI: Miami - True Evil 188." YouTube. YouTube, 13 Mel Gibson New International Version. [Colorado Springs]: Kekes, John. "Understanding Evil." American Andru Edwards, Charlie Sheen web-cam 2011, Earthsave02. "Kanye West and Taylor Swift VMA True Evil: Episode 188 -Luke 6:31 Biblica, 2011.BibleGateway.com. Web. Mar. 2011. Luke 6:31 evil viedo Scene." YouTube. YouTube, 20 Mar. 2012. Web. 20 Apr.2012.<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48J0EGM-MZ0>. Photograph, The Envelope, Los Angeles, 18 April 2012http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/.a/6a00d8341c630a53ef014e5fee2a27970c-320wi Razajafri11. "Taken (Movie) - I Will Find You." Nov.2011.Web.20Apr.2012.<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qI0nV2IpOco>. Begley, Sharon. "The Roots of Evil." The Daily Beast. YouTube. YouTube, 23 Feb. 2009. Web. 20 Apr. 2012.<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37LfA4UcfFo>. Commercialx. "Devil Face In the Twin Towers." "Recording of Mel Gibson's Alleged Racist Rant." Nardine Saad, Mel Gibson Mug Shot, 17 March 2011, Charlie Sheen Quotes." Web log post. The Telegraph. Google, 03 Mar. 2011. Web. 20 Apr. 2012. <http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/8359242/Top-10-Charlie-Sheen-quotes.html>. Chelsea Boozer Amanda Daniel Madeline Villaverde Zachary Tomlin HungerGamesTrailers. "The Hunger Games - Reaping
Transcript: RPD officer Former STARS Former Umbrella Employee Resistant to virus Superpowers Not someone you want to meet in a dark alley, or even a church for that matter! Jenny's Evil Presentation Resident Evil: Apocalypse Real name: Matt Addison Knows Alice from employment w/ Umbrella This happened from an infected cut he got from a Licker Creepy (But kuddos to the make-up artist!) The citizens of Raccoon, Alice and Matt [whom were both infected but survived], Carlos, Angela, Jill & LJ Virus turns citizens into zombies. Only way to eradicate is to bomb the city. Umbrella is blocking exit of city, planning to bomb & lay blame elsewhere. Gate closed, leaving citizens and soldiers inside with zombies. Alice wakes with superhuman abilities. Daughter needs rescued. When the gate was closed and then again when Cain releases Nemesis Several unlikely people worked together to find a child. Alice is the bad ass of the movie with Jill & Carlos coming in close for second. Cain intercepted escape. A handful survived after the gate was closed, but before the bomb detonated. Alice was taken by Umbrella, but then possibly escapes again. In theory, Alice,Angela, Carlos, LJ, & Jill, but this is a series. Also appears that Cain and his coverup are. Licker The virus was spreading fast. The citizens were locked in. Survival options were limited. Several characters had weapons, insight, inside info & desire to survive SWOT Nemesis Getting out in the helicopter if you were not lucky enough to get out of the city before it was locked down. Special Tactics and Rescue Squad Conclusion Cain & his soldiers. Nemesis. Bomb. Cover up. Parties- Issues- Tactics- Changed- Enlarge- Roles- Outcome- Winners- Jill Valentine Umbrella Corp. leaked a virus Virus makes people into zombies City is locked down with survivors and zombies inside by Umbrella Rescue of Angela Plan is to bomb city as a cover up and way to destroy the virus Handful survive to tell the tale Carlos is the only one that survives Nicholai & Yuri both become zombie snacks Zombies Movie was good example of crisis management studies. Movie was your typical zombie movie, but more on the realistic as opposed to hokie. It contained a good story line and lots of action. If you haven't seen it, I recommend it! Alice Peyton Wells S.T.A.R.S. SPITCEROW Former co-worker of Jill Valentine STARS officer Synopsis Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats
Transcript: Go on Exchange present your country abroad Work with different mentalities Diversity Explore different cultures Be a Member Develop your skills Have an impact Enrich your knowledge AIESEC Be a Leader Lead your team Achieve your vision Coach others Be a mentor EXPERIENCE YOUR AIESEC JOURNEY Gives you a great experience
Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week
Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity
Transcript: Greece ΡRethymno, Crete 4 C I T I E S ? - Religion & Political Theory - Theories of Democracy - Social Theory: K. Marx - M. WeberΣοψι - Plato's Republic - State & Regulation - State & Public Policies - Urban & Regional Policies 6-month voluntary teaching of Greek language to migrant kids (primary school) Constantinos Kogiomtzis Background Presentation Magouliana, Arcadia Vienna ΑλεχανδροθπολισAlexandroupolis, Thrace Customs broker Political Science - Political Theory - Public Policy - Political Economy (Thesis: "Debate between structural and instrumental Marxism on the State: Miliband vs. Poulantzas") Transport company department of exports & customs clearance Thank you for your attention!!! Istanbul Istanbul - a city with rich heritage and diverse population - currently under rapid transformation - large-scale projects (gated communities, business centres, malls, touristic developments) # environmental threats, segregation, gentrification of inner-city - motivations/socioeconomic consequences of grassroots resistance movements to the new urban regime. Property transfer and displacement. Physical upgrading or improvement of the inhabitants' living conditions?
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