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Theme park fights escalate into a nationwide problem
“People are uptight. They’re on edge with COVID,” Roseboom said. “They’re just now getting out. This is the first full summer people are finally getting into the parks after a couple of years.”
Of course, short-tempered adults and unruly teenagers aren’t a problem exclusive to theme parks.
“Theme park guests as well as the public in general have changed,” Aldrich said. “Our society doesn’t penalize like we used to. The kids think they can get away with it and they normally do.”
Theme park fights escalate into a nationwide problem
Wild BRAWL breaks out at NFL
What do so many mass shooters have in common? A hatred of women
The suspect in Thursday’s Gazette shootings began stalking a former high school classmate back in 2009. The last time he would have seen her was a decade before.
This is but one of several recent mass killings motivated, in large part, by an overwhelming rage against women.
The Gazette shooter found the woman on Facebook and sent a seemingly innocent message, thanking her for being “the only person ever to say hello or be nice to me in school.”
Note the self-pity disguised as gratitude.
A hatred of women
Man confesses to murdering pregnant wife, father-in-law
Three people are shot dead and four are injured
Mother charged with tying up 5-year-old on scorching roof
Teacher Accused of Sexting and Trying to Sneak kid into Home
Husband of Chicago State attorney Kim Foxx calls cops after she 'slapped him
Summer camp shootout
Walgreens employee, 28, 'murders his coworker, 17
...'dick me down' and 'bust one in me'
Three people shot at Illinois WeatherTech facility
Deshaun Watson will NOT be criminally charged
The grand jury's decision came about a year after the women first filed their suits, which have now been consolidated into one, accusing Watson of exposing himself, touching them with his penis or kissing them against their will during massage appointments.
Deshaun Watson will NOT be criminally charged
NFL star 'deliberately grabbed his penis then shoved it into her hand'
Benjamin Mendy charged with additional count of rape
A Timeline of Allegations Against Cary Fukunaga
Deshaun Watson 'offered $100,000 to 22 of the 23 women suing him for sexual misconduct
New Report Reveals Details of Deshaun Watson Allegations
Woman, 32, is ordered to pay man who RAPED her
Paul Haggis Arrested in Italy on Sexual Assault Charges
Spanking Can Be an Appropriate Form of Child Discipline
Fathers telling sons to 'take care of your mother' is misogynistic. It makes women look weak
Why you're selfish if you order spaghetti
Here's How Often Men and Women Really Think About Sex
Why males pack a powerful punch
Bill Murray Speaks Out After Complaint
Man wanted for aggravated assault of young daughter
Johns Hopkins child sex abuse center hires trans professor
'Worst Cooks In America Child Killer'
'whiteness' is a disease'
A spanking is more legal than a slap because nobody walks around with a diaper on their face. 14-May-2022
The reason "they" advise you not to spank a kid is because they might get horny for you. 15-Apr-2022
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis say they don't believe in bathing their kids or themselves too much
It looks like the Kutcher-Kunis family is saving money on soap.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis say
Oklahoma mom arrested after police say family threw baby shower for 12-year-old impregnated by 24-year-old
I Am Begging the Celebs to Please Bathe
If being too clean makes us sick, why isn’t getting dirty the solution?
'Germs fortify your immune system'
Dwayne Johnson Weighs In on Bathing Discourse
Jason Momoa Reveals His Stance in Recent Hollywood Showering Debate
Mila Kunis and Jake Gyllenhaal admit they're lax with their washing habits, experts reveal how it could lead to warts, skin infections and 'extreme genital odour'
What Not Showering Actually Does To Your Skin
Ashton Kutcher Endures 'Take a Shower' Chants
Stories written by children are far more likely to feature MALE characters – regardless of whether the writer is a boy or a girl
They found that regardless of age boys and girls were more likely to write about characters with a traditionally male name.
With only half of girls writing about boys in their stories, the researchers say it shows boys will continue to write about their gender as they grow up, but girls will still write as much about boys as they do their own gender.
Stories written by children are far more likely to feature MALE characters
Gaming culture is toxic
Son, 19, who drowned his alcoholic father while 'baptizing' him in a Massachusetts pond 'believed he was exorcizing his dad's inner DEMON named Dirty Dan'
A teen drowned his alcoholic father while trying to exorcize his demons through a late night baptism at a Massachusetts pond, a court heard.
Son, 19, who drowned his alcoholic father
Mother, 28, is arrested for murder after her three young children are found dead in their LA home
‘I Love Lucy’: Lucille Ball Said Her Mother Tied Her to a Dog Leash and Kept Her in the Backyard
In her book, Love, Lucy, Ball said her childhood was “challenging.” However, the actor also says her experiences likely contributed to her success later in life.
“People with happy childhoods never overdo; they don’t strive or exert themselves,” wrote Ball. “They’re moderate, pleasant, well liked, and good citizens. Society needs them. But the tremendous drive and dedication necessary to succeed in any field—not only show business—often seems to be rooted in a disturbed childhood.”
Ball goes on to say that she wasn’t “unloved or unwanted,” but she did move a lot. She also says she endured “death and cruel circumstances,” which resulted in her being separated from loved ones.
“My young mother was five months pregnant when my father fell ill,” wrote Ball. “To keep me under control she tied me to a dog leash, which she then hitched to the clothesline in our backyard.
‘I Love Lucy’: Lucille Ball Said Her Mother
Village of the Damned 3: when parents fear their changeling children
How can you be sure your child is really your child? Could that innocent-seeming baby be a changeling – a cuckoo in your nest? There is something about the evil elf child, reborn as the alien walking among us, that continues to fascinate and terrify us. So much so, the broadcaster Sky has announced it has commissioned a third version of Village of the Damned from David Farr, the writer of The Night Manager.
The first, filmed in 1960, is a cult classic of understated British horror. The 1995 version, starring Christopher Reeves, translated the nightmare to small-town America.
Both were based on John Wyndham’s The Midwich Cuckoos, in which a whole village briefly loses consciousness. Nine months later, eerily identical alien babies with telepathic powers are born to the women. They are smarter and grow faster than normal – and are soon threatening not just their “parents”, but all humankind.
Teenagers are again euphorically embracing revolution, literally toppling statues in joyful Black Lives Matter protest and skipping school to protest climate change.
Meanwhile, the widespread use of social media in itself can produce a hive mind effect. Although social media was intended to support free speech and allow anyone to share their opinion, the effect of a Twitter pile-on can be to crush nuance, doubt or divergence. Commentators, such as Gavin Haynes, have highlighted the resulting purity spirals in which nobody can stand alone.
Both the single-minded power of the Chinese state and the collective force of an online horde echo the strength of the Midwich aliens versus the fragmented, conflicted arguments of the humans opposing them. The aliens’ power was that they were not individuals – they were parts of a single entity with a single idea – to survive. As in Wyndham’s time, we again face a real contrast between individualism and groupthink.
Village of the Damned 3
Matt Gaetz's bizarre shoutout to his son Nestor instantly became a copypasta meme
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz wants the world to know about his large adult son, Nestor. And his announcement is now a Twitter copypasta.
Nestor's existence came up during a heated exchange about race and police reform between Rep. Gaetz and Rep. Cedric Richmond during a House Judiciary meeting on Thursday.
During the discussion on whether to label antifa, the decentralized political protest movement, as a terrorist organization, Richmond complained that the Republicans on the committee, who were all white, were stalling. F
My Son Told Friends He’s Gay. He Tells Me He Was Joking.
Dear Care and Feeding,
My 11-year-old son has been spending a lot of time playing Minecraft with online friends. They talk (I can hear everything they say, mostly silly preteen jokes) and text, and I looked at his chat screen. I read, “Please don’t say anything out loud. My mom doesn’t know I’m gay.”
I asked my kid why he wrote that. He said it was a joke. Then he said his account was hacked. Then he said his best friend is gay. I’m shocked. His dad and I have no problem if he’s gay, and he knows it. Do I give him space? I don’t want to out him (if that’s what’s up), but I hate that he can’t talk to me. My love and feelings for him are not affected at all by whether he’s gay, and I want to respect his privacy. Still, I’m hurt.
This mum is convinced her daughter’s boyfriend is gay because he’s ‘thoughtful and nurturing’
A mum has asked an agony aunt for advice, convinced her daughter’s boyfriend is gay because he cooks for her, buys her flowers and is generally “thoughtful and nurturing”.
The anonymous mother, who identifies herself as “trusting my gut”, wrote in to the relationship advice column in The Mercury News.
Kelly Ripa cries on-air over difficulties of isolating with family
Kelly Ripa is struggling in isolation with her family.
During Wednesday’s episode of “Live With Kelly and Ryan,” the 49-year-old co-host started crying as she talked about how two of her children aren’t speaking to her amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
"The Oedipus complex"
Oedipus and the Sphinx, by Gustave Moreau (1864)
In classical psychoanalytic theory, the Oedipus complex occurs during the phallic stage of psychosexual development (age 3–6 years), when also occurs the formation of the libido and the ego; yet it might manifest itself at an earlier age.
In the phallic stage, a boy's decisive psychosexual experience is the Oedipus complex—his son–father competition for possession of mother. It is in this third stage of psychosexual development that the child's genitalia is his or her primary erogenous zone; thus, when children become aware of their bodies, the bodies of other children, and the bodies of their parents, they gratify physical curiosity by undressing and exploring themselves, each other, and their genitals, so learning the anatomic differences between male and female and the gender differences between boy and girl.
Psychosexual infantilism—Despite mother being the parent who primarily gratifies the child's desires, the child begins forming a discrete sexual identity—"boy", "girl"—that alters the dynamics of the parent and child relationship; the parents become objects of infantile libidinal energy. The boy directs his libido (sexual desire) upon his mother and directs jealousy and emotional rivalry against his father—because it is he who sleeps with his mother. Moreover, to facilitate union with mother, the boy's id wants to kill father (as did Oedipus), but the pragmatic ego, based upon the reality principle, knows that the father is the stronger of the two males competing to possess the one female. Nonetheless, the boy remains ambivalent about his father's place in the family, which is manifested as fear of castration by the physically greater father; the fear is an irrational, subconscious manifestation of the infantile id.
Feminine Oedipus attitude
Initially, Freud equally applied the Oedipus complex to the psychosexual development of boys and girls, but later modified the female aspects of the theory as "feminine Oedipus attitude" and "negative Oedipus complex";yet, it was his student–collaborator Carl Jung, who, in his 1913 work, "Theory of Psychoanalysis", proposed the Electra complex to describe a girl's daughter–mother competition for psychosexual possession of the father.
In the phallic stage, a girl's Electra complex is her decisive psychodynamic experience in forming a discrete sexual identity (ego). Whereas a boy develops castration anxiety, a girl develops penis envy, for she perceives that she has been castrated previously (and missing the penis), and so forms resentment towards her own kind as inferior, while simultaneously striving to claim her father's penis through bearing a male child of her own. Furthermore, after the phallic stage, the girl's psychosexual development includes transferring her primary erogenous zone from the infantile clitoris to the adult vagina.
Freud thus considered a girl's negative Oedipus complex to be more emotionally intense than that of a boy, resulting, potentially, in a woman of submissive, insecure personality; thus might an unresolved Electra complex, daughter–mother competition for psychosexual possession of father, lead to a phallic-stage fixation conducive to a girl becoming a woman who continually strives to dominate men (viz. penis envy), either as an unusually seductive woman (high self-esteem) or as an unusually submissive woman (low self-esteem). Therefore, the satisfactory parental handling and resolution of the Electra complex are most important in developing the female infantile super-ego, because, by identifying with a parent, the girl internalizes morality; thereby, she chooses to comply with societal rules, rather than reflexively complying in fear of punishment.