Humans need a number of essentials to survive. According to the renowned psychologist Abraham Maslow and the conflict scholar John Burton, these essentials go beyond just food, water, and shelter.
Dehumanization is a psychological process whereby opponents view each other as less than human and thus not deserving of moral consideration.
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People have a hard time letting go of their goals, and tend to be critical of any agreement that falls short. It takes sustained effort to get people to accept that something that to them appears much less than ideal is better than the available alternatives.
Camden County established a human relations commission in 1993 with the purpose being to advocate “harmonious relations among all individuals and groups of every race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ability and sexual orientation.”
How the International Monetary Fund’s “Advanced economy” countries compare on various measures.
Too many journalists are paying with their lives for keeping society informed. Each week, on average, a journalist dies while doing his or her job. Yet, over the past 10 years, only 1 in 10 cases of crimes against journalists, media workers, and social media producers has led to a conviction. Freedom of expression is a human right. In today’s digital age, we must remember that this human right applies to all media.
Infographic that emphasize the human rights that are enabled by the internet and those that are at risk of being violated even more with the internet.
Social change is here to stay. Being personally involved in social change remains important to a majority of adults around the world in 2012. People are more likely to join digital social change conversations than start them.
Advocates of ‘cliodynamics’ say that they can use scientific methods to illuminate the past. But historians are not so sure.