Posts Tagged ‘dehumanisation of children’

5 year old boy may return to Nauru where alleged rapist is

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Now that Australia’s High Court has ruled that the offshore detention regime at Nauru and Manus Island is lawful a five year old boy who was allegedly raped on Nauru is facing the prospect of being returned to the detention centre where his attacker remains. The Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said he will carefully Read more

Clues suggest that computers may dehumanise children

Friday, October 28th, 2011

The reason that mankind is so successful is that our brains have evolved to adapt to our environment. So it follows that if you use a computer for many hours a day and develop an obsessional cyber-life, then the brain will obligingly adapt, too. I have heard a sad story about a little girl who Read more