Evil Between Us


evil between us

Books and Articles on Evil Between Us (directly interpersonal)

Alice Park, College Students Short on Empathy (Time, May 28, 2010)

Martin Spice, Ugly Side of the Human Ego (The Star Online, Aug 5, 2011)

Cary Tennis, My Narcissistic Wife is Ruining My Life (Salon, Jan 25, 2012)

Bianca Bosker, Life as an OKCupid Moderator (Huffington Post, Oct 21, 2012) the ugly and awkward things people do

Vinita Mehta, Why Are Mean People So Successful? (Psychology Today, Oct 9, 2013)

Paul Resnikoff, I’m Charlotte Church. And This Is How Women Are Routinely Demoralized by the Music Industry (Digital Music News, Oct 15, 2013)

Natalie KSL, 20 Signs You Really Hate People (blog, Oct 20, 2013)

Amanda Marcotte, "Men's Rights" and "Revenge Porn" Sites Seethe With Anger Over Women's Autonomy (Truthout, Dec 18, 2013)

Rebekah Campbell, The Surprisingly Large Cost of Telling Small Lies (NY Times, Mar 11, 2014)

Huffington Post, Two-Thirds of Cheaters Would Have an Affair With a Boss If This Was At Stake (Huffington Post, Mar 26, 2014)

Zachary Fine, My So-Called Opinion (NY Times, Apr 6, 2014)

Julie Suratt, The Terrifyingly Nasty, Backstabbing, and Altogether Miserable World of the Suburban Mom (Boston Magazine, Apr 2014)

Lauren Wolfe, Abuse of Power: Sexualized Violence Against Girls is Going Unchecked in Schools Around the World (Foreign Policy, Apr 14, 2014)

Eric Jaffe, Eight Depressing Bike Theft Statistics Show Just How Bad the Problem Is (The Atlantic Cities, Apr 16, 2014)

Taryn Hillin, 9 Breakup Texts That Just Might Test Your Faith in Humanity (Huffington Post, Apr 16, 2014)

Danielle Kurtzleben, People Who Think They're Attractive Tend to be More Comfortable With Economic Inequality (Vox, Apr 17, 2014)

David Moye, Sandy Hook 'Truther' Tells Victim's Mother Her Daughter Never Existed (Huffington Post, May 14, 2014)

Anneli Rufus, Low Self-Esteem is Good for You!  We've Been Too Successful at Making People Feel Good (Salon, May 24, 2014)

Danika Fears, Indian Women Invent Anti-Rape Jeans to Battle Attack Epidemic (NY Post, Jun 26, 2014)

Conservative Outfitters, Two Women Caught Stealing on the Fourth of July...You Won't Believe What Happens Next (video, Jul 6, 2014)

Shaunti Feldhahn, Dancing Into Disaster (Patheos blog, Jul 7, 2014)

Nuala Calvi, I Was Sold By Mum and Dad To Make Images of Child Abuse (The Guardian, Oct 4, 2013)

John Tierney, A Cold War Fought by Women (NY Times, Nov 18, 2013)

A Moore, 8 Successful and Aspiring Black Communities Destroyed by White Neighbors (Atlanta Blackstar, Dec 4, 2013)

Amanda Hess, Why Women Aren't Welcome on the Internet (Pacific Standard, Jan 6, 2014)

Michelle Goldberg, Feminism's Toxic Twitter Wars (The Nation, Jan 29, 2014)

Amanda Hess, The Pick-Up Artist Community’s Predictable, Horrible Response to a Mass Murder (Slate, May 24, 2014)

Patrick May and Heather Somerville, Use of Illicit Drugs Becomes Part of Silicon Valley's Work Culture (San Jose Mercury News, Jul 25, 2014)

James Estrin, A Graphic Photo Spurs Reflection: Indian Women Raped and Hanged (NY Times, Jul 24, 2014)

Ruzwana Bashir, The Untold Story of How a Culture of Shame Perpetuates Abuse. I Know, I Was a Victim (The Guardian, Aug 29, 2014)

Ivan T., Allegory of the Long Spoons (Ivan T., Sep 1, 2014) a short video

Preston Ni, 10 Signs That You're in a Relationship with a Narcissist (Psychology Today, Sep 14, 2014)

Liam O'Ceallaigh, When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren't Called 'Hitler' (Films for Action, Sep 15, 2014)

Robert Emmet Meagher, Killing from the Inside Out: Moral Injury and Just War (Amazon book, Sep 15, 2014)

Renee Jacques, 'Texts From Your Ex' Perfectly Maps Out The Awkward Phases Of Your Breakup (Huffington Post, Oct 3, 2014)

Brittany Wong, If You've Ever Received An Unwanted Sext, This Is For You (Huffington Post, Oct 3, 2014)

Melissa Dahl, Emotional Abuse Can Be As Damaging As Sexual Abuse (New Yorker Magazine, Oct 8, 2014)

ABC News, California Mother Catches Bad Nanny on Camera (ABC News, Oct 15, 2014)

ABC News, Undercover for Alleged Underage Prostitution Raid at Colombia Villa (ABC News, Oct 15, 2014)

Rheana Murray, The Scary Ways Online Dating Can Go Wrong (ABC News, Oct 20, 2014)

Whitney Fleming, 5 BS Excuses Parents Make for Mean Girls (Huffington Post, Oct 23, 2014)

Primo Levi, Heartbreaking, Heroic Answers to the Most Common Questions He Was Asked About "Survival in Auschwitz" (New Republic, Oct 23, 2014)

Rebecca Leber, For Women, the Internet Can Be a Scary Place (New Republic, Oct 24, 2014)

Rafia Zakaria, Polygamy and Child Wives: Women's Rights Are Going in the Wrong Direction in Pakistan (New Republic, Oct 24, 2014)

Nina Bahadur, 'Bye Felipe' Beautifully Calls Out Online Dating's Worst Guys (Huffington Post, Oct 30, 2014)

Tara Fowler, Woman Finds Husband 9 Years After He Disappeared - Married to Another Woman (People, Nov 10, 2014)

Brittany Wong, These 13 Stories About Discovering an Affair Are Heartbreaking (Huffington Post, Nov 24, 2014)

Turkish Man Teasing Starving Children (picture)

Nick Baumann, Jenna McLaughlin, Patrick Caldwell, & Mariah Blake, "Rectal Feeding," Threats to Children, and More: 16 Awful Abuses From the CIA Torture Report (Mother Jones, Dec 9, 2014)

Michael Brendan Dougherty, The Rape Culture Everyone Ignores (The Week, Dec 9, 2014)

Lindy West, What Happened When I Confronted My Cruellest Troll (The Guardian, Feb 2, 2015)

Charlotte Laite, I Was the Maid of Honor For a Girl I Bullied Mercilessly (Time, Feb 2, 2015)

Mary Stanton, From Selma to Sorrow (Southern Studies website, Mar 9, 2015) about the only white woman martyred whose name is on the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, AL

Chris Mooney, The Science of Protecting People's Feelings: Why We Pretend All Opinions Are Equal (Washington Post, Mar 10, 2015)

Monica Lewinsky, The Price of Shame (TED talk, Mar 20, 2015) about cyber-bullying

Moment of Truth, Girl Ruins Her Marriage on Game Show (video, Mar 30, 2015)

Dr. Phil, How a Social Media Post Led a Teen Into Sex Trafficking (Huffington Post, Apr 10, 2015)

NBC News, Florida Sheriff: Beach Gang Rape Video is Disgusting, Sickening (NBC News, Apr 12, 2015)

Martha C. White, Airplane Seat Swapping Turns Rough and Tumble (NY Times, Apr 13, 2015)

Laurence Weinbaum, Confronting Chilling Truths About Poland's Wartime History (Washington Post, Apr 21, 2015)

Ira Glass, Same Bed, Different Dreams (NPR, May 5, 2015) about feuding airlines stewardesses

Donald Miller, How Do So Many Good People Get Away With Bad Things? (Storyline blog, May 11, 2015)

Maureen Callahan, Inside the Bizarre Life of an Upper East Side Housewife (New York Post, May 24, 2015)

Assune, Man Hires Hookers and His Own Daughters Show Up at Hotel (blog, May 20, 2015)

Yvonne Abraham, Internet Has Driven Sex Industry Deeper Into Shadows (Boston Globe, Jul 15, 2015)

Krebs On Security, Online Cheating Site AshleyMadison Hacked (KrebsOnSecurity blog, Jul 15, 2015)

Maya Rhodan, Study Finds That Men Who Attack Women Online Are, Literally, Losers (Time, Jul 21, 2015)

Heidi Priebe, Why Good People Ghost: The Rise Of A Dishonest Dating Culture (Thought Catalog, Aug 12, 2015)

Ariana Eunjung Cha, In Graphic Detail, Medical Journal Describes 'Heavy Overtones' of Sexual Assault in Operating Room (Washington Post, Aug 18, 2015)

Jose Pagliery, The Ashley-Madison Hack Ruined My Life (CNN, Aug 21, 2015)

Tyler Kingkade, We Know One Way To Stop Sexual Assault, But Students Aren’t Doing It (Huffington Post, Sep 23, 2015) on bystanders who do nothing

Yanan Wang, A Female Violinist Exposes 10 Years of Lewd, Fetishizing Messages from Men Online (Washington Post, Oct 21, 2015)

Emily V. Gordon, Why Women Compete With Each Other (NY Times, Oct 31, 2015)

Glynn Custred, Turning Anthropology from Science into Political Activism (John William Pope Center, Feb 17, 2016)

Shahida Arabi, The Secret Language of Narcissists: How Abusers Manipulate their Victims (Elephant Journal, Mar 9, 2016)

Gay Talese, The Voyeur's Motel (New Yorker, Apr 11, 2016) a man who bought a motel and filmed guests

Claudia Lauer, Arkansas Judge Resigns After Nude Photos Of Defendants Found On Computer (Talking Points Memo, May 10, 2016)

Michael Barbaro and Megan Twohey, Crossing the Line: How Donald Trump Behaved with Women in Private (NY Times, May 14, 2016)

Natasha Lennard and Adrian Parr, Our Crime Against the Planet, and Ourselves (NY Times, May 18, 2016)

Hilary Hanson, How 3 Badass Women Stopped an Alleged Rape Attempt (Huffington Post, May 28, 2016)

Adam Grant, Unless You're Oprah, 'Be Yourself' is Terrible Advice (NY Times, Jun 4, 2016)

Sean Illing, Persuasive Proof That America Is Full of Racist and Selfish People (Vox, Jun 13, 2017)

Shahida Arabi, 20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths and Psychopaths Use to Silence You (Thought Catalog, Jun 30, 2016)

Brad Evans and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, When Law Is Not Justice (NY Times, Jul 13, 2016)

Paul Barnwell, Students' Broken Moral Compasses (The Atlantic, Jul 25, 2016)

Eve Tushnet, There is No Cure for Vice (The American Conservative, Jul 29, 2016) media portrayals of anti-heroes

Neil Swidey, These Wealthy Neighbors Have Been At War for Nearly 25 Years (Boston Globe, Aug 10, 2016)

Nora Caplan-Bricker, Flight Risk: Airlines Are Surprisingly Ill-Equipped to Handle Accusations of Sexual Assault on Their Planes (Slate, Aug 31, 2016)

Gabriel Sherman, The Revenge of Roger’s Angels (NY Magazine, Sep 2, 2016)

Brad Evans and Simona Forti, Who Is ‘Evil,’ and Who Is the Victim? (NY Times, Sep 16, 2016)

Kayleigh Roberts, The Psychology of Victim-Blaming (The Atlantic, Oct 5, 2016) people want to believe the world is just, and bad things won't happen to them

Lauren Varela, Brooke Dickens, Alika Keene, Haley Washburn, Emily Mosbacher, A Letter from the Harvard Women’s Soccer Team (NY Times, Nov 7, 2016)

Sara Peters, Ex- Neo Nazis And Skinheads Share The Moment They Realized They Were Horribly Wrong (Knowable, Nov 16, 2016)

Alan Mozes, Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study (US News & World Report, Nov 21, 2016)

Rick Noack, 27% of Europeans Think Rape May Be Acceptable in Some Circumstances (Washington Post, Nov 29, 2016)

Stephanie Sarkis, Gaslighting: Know It and Identify It to Protect Yourself (Psychology Today, Jan 22, 2017)

Power of Positivity, 7 Signs Someone Is Trying to Psychologically Manipulate You (Power of Positivity)

Mallory Ortberg, The Simplex Truth (Slate, Mar 6, 2017) a woman lied about a herpes test to get her boyfriend to confess infidelity

Rod Dreher, Everyone Knows, But No One Will Say (The American Conservative, May 10, 2017)

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways (National Geographic, Jun 2017)

Conor Friedersdorf, The Highest Form of Disagreement (The Atlantic, Jun 26, 2017) illustrates laziness and coalition building rather than real dialogue

Olga Khazan, Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work? (The Atlantic, Sep 2017)

Jeff Maysh, A Catfishing Story With a Happy Ending (The Atlantic, Oct 19, 2017)

Esther Perel, Why Happy People Cheat: A Good Marriage Is No Guarantee Against Infidelity (The Atlantic, Oct 2017)

Sabrina Siddiqui, Sessions Says He Knew of Ex-Trump Aide's Russia Ties, Despite Testimony (The Guardian, Nov 14, 2017)

Mark Townsend, Harvey Weinstein Had Secret Hitlist of Names to Quash Scandal (The Guardian, Nov 18, 2017)

Sean Illing, Why Humans Are Cruel (Vox, Jan 16, 2018)

Jon Schwarz, Washington Breaks Out the "Just Following Orders" Nazi Defense for CIA Director-Designate Gina Haspel (The Intercept, Mar 15, 2018)

Julia Carrie Wong, YouTube Shooting: Apparent Motive Highlights Tension with Video ‘Creators’ (The Guardian, Apr 4, 2018) “Shooting suspect appears to be a frustrated YouTuber who claimed the site censored her views through its ‘monetization’ policies”

David Moskowitz, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf Scientist? (NY Times, Jul 5, 2018) shows how human machismo and retributive impulses to kill alpha wolves wind up making wolf predation worse

Troy Wolverton, The Memoir by Steve Jobs' Daughter Makes Clear He Was a Truly Rotten Person Whose Bad Behavior Was Repeatedly Enabled by Those Around Him (Business Insider, Aug 26, 2018) 

R. Brian Ferguson, War Is Not Part of Human Nature (Scientific American, Sep 1, 2018) argues that collective killing depends on cultural and political conditions of large societies that emerged 12,000 years ago. Intriguing, but might diminish the significance of individual murders or homicides.

Olga Khazan, Why Men Sexually Harass Women (The Atlantic, Oct 5, 2018) makes an argument from culture

George Scialabba, Did Capital Punishment Create Morality? (The New Yorker, Feb 13, 2019) "A new book argues that violence—specifically, the killing of alpha males—laid the foundation for virtue" - this is a review of Richard Wrangham, The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (Amazon book, Jan 29, 2019), which is a variation on Nietzsche

Valerie Strauss, He’s Known in Silicon Valley for ‘Ethical Investing’ - Read What He’s Charged With Doing in the College Admissions Scandal (Washington Post, Mar 13, 2019)

Vicky Baker, The Preachers Getting Rich from Poor Americans (BBC, May 29, 2019)

Hannah Knowles, A Father Jumped in Front of a Train Holding His 5-year-old. Commuters Pulled Her Out Alive. (Washington Post, Sep 24, 2019) and note: “Someone stole his bag as he helped the girl to safety, he said.”

Associated Press, Arrested Japanese Stalker Used Pupil Image Reflections (Associated Press, Oct 11, 2019) to find out where she lived

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