1963-Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government. (Malcolm W. Browne)

Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

1963 by Malcolm W.Browne / The Associated Press / Prize World Press :: Vietnam, Saigon / Caption Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government.

Bibi Aisha, an 18-year-old woman from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, fled back to her family home from her husband's house, complaining of violent treatment. The Taliban arrived one night, demanding Bibi be handed over to face justice. After a Taliban commander pronounced his verdict, Bibi's brother-in-law held her down and her husband sliced off her ears and then cut off her nose. Bibi was abandoned, but later rescued by aid workers and the U.S. military. (Jodi Bieber)

Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

It is a portrait of Aisha, an Afghani girl, taken by Jodi Bieber. Aisha was sentenced by a Taliban commander to have her nose and ears cut off for fleeing her abusive in-laws.

Jean-Marc Bouju-An Iraqi man comforts his four-year-old son at a holding center for prisoners of war, in the base camp of the US Army 101st Airborne Division near An Najaf. The boy had become terrified when, according to orders, his father was hooded and handcuffed.

Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

Hooded Iraqi prisoner comforting a child Award winning photo showing a iraqi man comforts his son at a holding center for prisoners of war in An Najaf, Iraq, 31 March Taken by photographer Jean-Marc Bouju

Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of evil | Video on TED.com

Philip Zimbardo knows how easy it is for nice people to turn bad. In this talk, he shares insights and graphic unseen photos from the Abu Ghraib trials. Then he talks about the flip side: how easy it is to be a hero, and how we can rise to the challenge.

British three-year-olds have been told "the non-Jews" are “evil” in a Kindergarten worksheet handed out at ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools in north London, it can be revealed.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children's worksheet says 'non-Jews' are evil

Charedi men walking in Stamford Hill, London - Department of Education investigating unregistered Jewish schools.

Jean Jullien, "Je Suis Charlie" (2015) (via jean_jullien/Twitter)

Jean Jullien, "Je Suis Charlie" "I am Charlie" for the name "Charlie Hebdo", name of the french magazine where the most beloved satirical journalists of the last 50 years have been killed by islamisc terrorists in Paris.

Phil-Zimbardo knows evil inside out. He led the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment of 1971.

Phil-Zimbardo knows evil inside out. He led the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment of

If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be - Voices - The Independent

If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be

Anne Frank, the young Jewish diarist celebrated for her courage and resilience while confined to a secret annex during the Second World War, was arrested 70 years ago today.

St Augustine develops his interpretation of moral evil in response to a plethora of contemporary opinions. He is familiar with the Platonic and Neoplatonic views that for man to run away from the true and the good and to succumb to the pleasures of the senses is to become ensnared by the world's attractiveness.

I Found My Heart at LACMA Philippe de Champaigne, Saint Augustine, c. oil on canvas. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Reading Saint Augustine’s Confessions is a moving experience.

Patricia Highsmith's Ripley novels are classics of crime literature. The author's view of evil - as expressed through the amoral title character - fascinates writer and philosopher John Gray

Tom Ripley and a talent for evil

The view of evil in Patricia Highsmith's Tom Ripley novels - as expressed through her amoral title character - fascinates John Gray.

Take a cursory glance at the news headlines for any random day, and it’s not hard to develop a pessimistic attitude towards your fellow man. The endless reports of thieves, bombers, murderers, bigots, racists, and bullies is enough to make you lose all hope humans are capable of one day living in complete peace and harmony. Are we genetically predisposed towards “evil” behaviors like selfishness, violence, and cruelty

How do you deal with psychotic religious warriors that believe that they are offering a service to God by killing Christians?

Are there ways to use our skills and ideas together to create means of preventing abuse and ending rape culture?

Why we think mapping sexual violence can help prevent it

Just obeying orders page 4  New Scientist, 13 September 2014

Just obeying orders page 4 New Scientist, 13 September 2014

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