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Daemon
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The Kitty Genovese Murder

The brutal rape and murder of 28-year-old Catherine "Kitty" Genovese in New York City in 1964 shocked and outraged the nation. Her stabbing death was witnessed in parts by perhaps as many as 38 of her neighbors, but none tried to help her until after the attack ended. Many of them later told police that they were unaware that a homicide was in progress. Subsequent psychological research, spurred by reports sensationalizing the event, prompted investigation into the phenomenon now known as what? More...
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Shocking article. And people like Winston Moseley have provided a good health care if their life is threatened, EVEN IF IT WERE A SELF-INFLICTED INJURY.

I am not sure if it is funny or pathetic.

And good, ordinary and honest people must pay huge money for health insurance! Ha,ha,ha. This is the world we are living in. Sometimes I think that these pathetic politicians and people who create such laws are even worse than Winston Moseley!
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Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014 7:42:32 AM

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social psychological phenomenon that has become known as the bystander effect or "Genovese syndrome"[6] and especially diffusion of responsibility.
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if I can remember correctly from my student days of psych and crim, the bystander effect in the Kitty Genovese case was speculated to Anxious be as a result of urbanisation, people living in highrise apartments and although living in such close proximity not knowing or wanting to know anything about the others business
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What Is the Bystander Effect?
The bystander effect occurs when the presence of others hinders an individual from intervening in an emergency situation. Social psychologists Bibb Latané and John Darley popularized the concept following the infamous 1964 Kitty Genovese murder in Kew Gardens, New York. Genovese was stabbed to death outside her apartment three times, while bystanders who reportedly observed the crime did not step in to assist or call the police. Latane and Darley attributed the bystander effect to the diffusion of responsibility (onlookers are more likely to intervene if there are few or no other witnesses) and social influence (individuals in a group monitor the behavior of those around them to determine how to act). In Genovese's case, each onlooker concluded from their neighbors' inaction that their own help was not needed.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/basics/bystander-effect
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Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014 3:40:57 PM

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Experiments have been done to prove the veracity of the 'Bystander Effect'.

However, this article explains that is NOT what happened here.

Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important. T. S. Eliot
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