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Challenge #01918-E094: Weapons of Mass Pacifism

Sometimes, some people are born with a kind of "blessing". It makes them totally unable to understand the concept of "evil". And it could create people, children most of the time, that are so pure and innocent that even the most ferocious beast or darkest dark lord wouldn't even think about hurting it. -- Anon Guest

There are people and things that are too good to be real. Well-behaved puppies. Ball pits filled with plushies. The really expensive salted caramel ice cream. The people are less likely to occur. This cruel existence tends to wound them. Break their heart and soul. They happen in fiction way more often: Dudley Do-Right, Wander, and other Unbreakably Good Guys.

But consider, just for a moment, Benny Goodkind. There are two ways to go when one's religious mother has named you Benevolence and Benny chose the path less travelled. To actually live up to his name. To willingly see the good in people, things, and happenstance. And, when deemed irredeemable, to roll with the punches and carry on without malevolence.

He hasn't filed a dime in taxes because he gives his every spare dollar to charity. Including the money that the IRS gives him for over-donating. He has a nice job on a help line, and lives frugally on the wrong side of the tracks. He helps children tie their shoes, and goes through his days unharmed by the naturally hostile or untrusting on the streets. He buys food stores in bulk to save money, and then uses those stores to make up meal boxes for the homeless in his area.

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Challenge #01891-E067: Stop, Children

I can't be the only one who, when consuming media focusing around the notion of "mythology made modern" (taking fantasy creatures and putting them in our time and place like they've always been there), gets kinda tired of the sort of "prejudice is the conflict" thing best described as "black and white gang up on green".

You know, the situation where lazy/bad writers rename "white supremacy" as "human supremacy", heavy-handedly portray the fantasy races with negative human stereotyping (making orcs and

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Challenge #01854-E030: Which is Which?

The gun went off a second time. “Get up and fight, damn you! Show them the real you, you wretched animal!" The shooter’s allies, dozens in number, faces masked, drew in closer, eager to see this… thing… die.

The figure grunted, slowly but painfully rising. "This is the real me. We are not… so different.” A bloody cough. “It is easier for you and your friends to think of us as… less than you, less than human…”

“Shut up, shut up!

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Challenge #01420-C325: Intolerance Turns

"I'm not stupid, I'm not expendable, and I'm not going." Originally Kerr Avon Blake's 7. Write your own. -- Knitnan

She expected resistance. She expected hostility. Even in the face of clear and present adversity. What she hadn't expected was absolute and raw hostility.

"Mr President, I'm here to help you."

He made words come out of that ugly sneer on his face. "Go back to Iraq, you filthy Muslim! What the hell are you doing out of the seraglio anyway?"

"Sir,

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Challenge #01417-C322: Contentious Neighbour

Vuvuzelas aka stadium horns plus a group of children ages 5 to 8. -- Anon Guest

The big house in the neighbourhood had finally sold. Not to a dot-com temporary millionaire or some other fancy individual, but to a business of sorts. A foster home.

Biff didn't like it. As their immediate neighbour, he got to see a lot of what was going on over the maximum-legal-tall fence. And he was offended by most of it.

Hardly any of the kids had

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These 7 Household Names Make a Killing Off of the Prison-Industrial Complex

These 7 Household Names Make a Killing Off of the Prison-Industrial Complex

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Once slavery was abolished in 1865, manufacturers scrambled to find other sources of cheap labor--and because the 13th amendment banned slavery (except as punishment for crimes), they didn't have to look too far. Prisons and big businesses have now been exploiting this loophole in the 13th amendment for over a century.

"Insourcing," as prison labor is often called, is an even cheaper alternative to outsourcing. Instead

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magnius159:Police Killing of Unarmed Native American Continues To Receive Little Media AttentionThe tragic case of Corey Kanosh, 35, has...

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Police Killing of Unarmed Native American Continues To Receive Little Media Attention

The tragic case of Corey Kanosh, 35, has received very little media attention, in spite of the growing outrage over police shootings of unarmed, innocent citizens. In Corey’s case, we are not dealing with an African American man shot by white cops, but an unarmed Native American man who was suspected of crimes that he was later proven innocent of, who was given only seconds before police opened

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4mysquad: Ralkina Jones tells police at station: 'I don't want to die in your cell' - video In video released by Cleveland Heights...

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Ralkina Jones tells police at station: ‘I don’t want to die in your cell’ – video

In video released by Cleveland Heights police, Ralkina Jones tells an officer 

‘I don’t want to die in your cell’ 

about 15 hours before she is found dead at the station. Jones is seen in the bodycam footage, shot on 25 July, a day after her arrest, asking about her cell and telling police she needs to take medicine for various medical conditions. Jones

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hello-sugar-baby: tahogonyxxx: fettyhurts: 4mysquad: Woman Publicly Sodomized in Gas Station Parking Lot by Cops Because they 'Smelled...

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4mysquad:

Woman Publicly Sodomized in Gas Station Parking Lot by Cops Because they ‘Smelled Weed’

Charnesia Corley was on her way to the store to get medicine for her sick mother last June when she was detained by police for allegedly running a stop sign. Within minutes, this routine traffic stop turned into a waking nightmare.

The deputy who pulled Corley over asked her to step out of the vehicle after “smelling what he believed to be marijuana.”

However,

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curlyfoxxx: huffingtonpost: A Cop Killed A White Teen And The #AllLivesMatter Crowd Said NothingOn the evening of July 26, Zachary Hammond...

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huffingtonpost:

A Cop Killed A White Teen And The #AllLivesMatter Crowd Said Nothing

On the evening of July 26, Zachary Hammond pulled into the parking lot of a Hardee’s in Seneca, South Carolina. Seated next to him was a young woman who had arranged to meet someone there to sell a bag of weed. It’s unclear what Hammond knew about the transaction, but neither the 19-year-old nor his passenger had any idea that the buyer was actually an undercover

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attndotcom: Here's What Happened When An Alabama Cop Threatened to Murder a Black ManIn May of 2013, Alexander City, Alabama police officer...

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Here’s What Happened When An Alabama Cop Threatened to Murder a Black Man

In May of 2013, Alexander City, Alabama police officer Troy Middlebrooks was secretly recorded proposing the murder of a black resident, saying that he could hide evidence in order to make the proposed killing look like it was in self-defense, according to a report published by the Guardian Tuesday morning.

But after Vincent Bias, the man Middlebrooks proposes killing in the recording, played the tape to the

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think-progress: Sandra Bland Becomes The Latest Victim Of The 'Marijuana Smear'Sandra Bland was high on marijuana -- while she was...

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Sandra Bland Becomes The Latest Victim Of The ‘Marijuana Smear’

Sandra Bland was high on marijuana — while she was incarcerated in
the Texas jail where she eventually died — according to Waller County
District Attorney Elton Mathis. Mathis reportedly said in a text message
to an attorney representing the Bland family that “[l]ooking at the autopsy results and toxicology, it appears she swallowed a large quantity of marijuana or smoked it in the jail.”

If true, this allegation suggests that security

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untouchablethot: krxs10: Picture taken of scene where Sandra Bland allegedly "hung herself", moments after the body was "found" was just...

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krxs10:

Picture taken of scene where Sandra Bland allegedly “hung herself”, moments after the body was “found” was just released. And of course, no one is buying it.

Police are claiming that Sandra took the trash bag out and tied it to the partition on her shower, and then used it to hang herself with.

Problems with this explanation:

  1. Trash bags/cans are not allowed in jail cells because any lose items are considered a danger to the inmates. If it’

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