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Tag Archives: blaming the victim
In this post, we continue our comparison of types of morally disengaged reasoning with contrasting examples of morally engaged reasoning, using excerpts from speeches from well-known contemporary politicians. Moral disengagement: Attribution of blame/Blaming the victim: “There may be somebody with … Continue reading
Moral disengagement involves a set of unconscious psychological processes allowing individuals to engage in or support or tolerate inhumane treatment of others while still thinking of themselves as good people. Common examples include using euphemistic language to make bad things … Continue reading
The desire for peace and social justice beats in many hearts, but that desire, that dream, that need, too often become squelched by fear mongers, by the military-industrial complex, by unscrupulous politicians hoping to terrify citizens into voting for them, … Continue reading