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The psychology of fear and hate, and what each of us can do to stop it

As an immigrant to New Zealand, I am saddened and outraged by the events in Christchurch. The apparent innocence of New Zealand has been stripped away by acts of cowardice and evil. Police remain on high alert and authorities are still responding to events following the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch that took the [...]

By |2019-03-21T15:24:02+11:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Memes are Taking the Alt-Right’s Message of Hate Mainstream

Think of an internet meme and you’ll probably smile. The most memorable viral images are usually funny, from Distracted Boyfriend to classics like Grumpy Cat. But some memes have a much more sinister meaning. They might look as innocuous as a frog, but are in fact symbols of hate. And as memes have become more [...]

By |2019-01-14T19:13:01+11:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Society & Culture, Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

‘I Didn’t Take the Easy Way’: Curtis Cheng’s Son on Fighting Hate with Tolerance

Three years after the worst day of his life, Alpha Cheng picks his words with care. The 31-year old schoolteacher speaks out – sometimes. He talks about what he knows: racism, his friends and what happened to his father. In October 2015, Curtis Cheng was leaving work at Parramatta police station when he was shot [...]

By |2019-01-07T15:57:41+11:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

‘To the Syrian Refugee — I Say Sorry:’ Bullying Video Revolts World

On a school field in northern England last month, a group of boys closed in fast upon their target. “Hey, Jamal, come here!” the boy in the blue jumper yelled, as others strode beside him, one of them holding a phone aloft to record the pursuit. A young refugee, known as Jamal, was grabbed by [...]

By |2018-12-03T14:40:53+11:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Bullying|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dislike And Dehumanization Are Two Different Psychological Processes, Study Shows

While some would believe dehumanizing someone is a way of expressing dislike, new findings suggest that the two may actually be different psychological processes. The study titled "Denying humanity: The distinct neural correlates of blatant dehumanization" was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology on May 31. "When people are dehumanizing others, they are mobilizing different brain regions than [...]

By |2018-07-09T10:54:04+11:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Science & Research|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Kids That Hate

Today I walked my five-year-old daughter to her kinder class, with her little brother on my hip. My son who is two and a half has bright red hair and beautiful sky-blue eyes. When I am on semester break obviously he doesn’t attend daycare so I sometimes get the chance to take him with us [...]

By |2017-11-06T15:15:06+11:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: Bullying, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments