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    They were asked if violence was ‘manly’ and danger was ‘exciting’

    A third of male students at an American uni said they would rape a woman if there were no consequences for them, a new study has claimed.
    Prof Sarah Edwards at North Dakota found 31.7 per cent of men who were polled said they would force a woman to have sexual intercourse with them in a “consequence-free situation”.
    And 13.6 per cent of participants—most of whom were third years—said they would rape a woman regardless of the consequences.

    A Cardiff promo firm tried to promote a night with a rape joke in 2013

    The news comes after a survey revealed a third of women say they were sexually assaulted at uni – and almost half of them didn’t tell anyone.
    Researchers in America also quizzed the 87 volunteers about their level of hostility towards women and if it influenced the results.
    The aim was to show participants did not know “coercing somebody to intercouse by holding them down” is the same as rape.
    They read out statements like “I feel that many women flirt with men just to tease them and hurt them” and “I am easily angered by women” and made judgements depending on how high they agreed or disagreed.
    Other questions assessed the participants’ scale of “hypermasculinity”, including if they found danger “exciting”, if they thought violence was “manly” and if they were genuinely fans of “callous sexual attitudes”.
    This comes after Californian lawmakers passed the “affirmative consent” bill which demands students verbally consent to sex beforehand.
    The bill says: “Affirmative consent must be ongoing throughout a sexual activity and can be revoked at any time.
    “The existence of a dating relationship between the persons involved, or the fact of past sexual relations between them, should never by itself be assumed to be an indicator of consent.”
    Read the study here.

    http://tab.co.uk/2015/01/14/28-ameri...-consequences/
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    Errrr.....what are the numbers for murder like in a comparable study? Seems horrible


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    If islam law happen 0% rape
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    Very small sample size.
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    (Original post by Ocean-desert90)
    If islam law happen 0% rape
    You just opened a can of worms 😁😁😁


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    (Original post by SarcasticMel)
    You just opened a can of worms 😁😁😁


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    He meant to

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    (Original post by Ocean-desert90)
    If islam law happen 0% rape
    Only they don't define sexually abusing young boys, or in the case of more backward people such as Pashtuns farmyard animals as rape.

    back to the original post though. Crime withit punishment leads to increase in crime. Ye gads. Who'd of thought.
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    Omfg 87 people said it??? 87 men in a single American College well goddamnit what a large and varied group of people to pick.

    What a stupid study. I'm sure someone even posted a link to a publication yesterday that disproved it :rolleyes:
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    Started reading the study: "...contribute to a culture that continues to put at least partial responsibility on the victim and normalizes sexual aggression as part of the male gender role."

    Are they serious? In society now if anyone blamed the victim of rape you would instantly be shot down and attacked by everyone, it's an incredibly rare occurrence and only the most ignorant of society would do that.

    Also get real, nobody (except feminazis) considers "sexual aggression" to be part of a male... this isn't 1960.

    God this study looks stupid alreay.
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    Okay I also just realised you can take this study in an entirely different way:

    "If there were no consequences" = "If it wasn't a crime", would you do something that would normally be criminal." Are you shocked some people said yes? If you asked a group of women the same thing you would get similar results. This study is simply a rewording of "would you do X if you would never get punished" which is a silly question in itself.
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    Basically what this should say is "27 students would rape."
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    It doesn't matter that it's a small number.

    Even if one person says they will rape that is one too goddamn many!
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    And 87 volunteers from the university of North Dakota are obviously a fair representation of the male student population. Well done Prof Sarah Edwards. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Ocean-desert90)
    If islam law happen 0% rape

    -.- ...this is probably going to lead into a debate

    It is very very very unlikely, for there to be no rape.
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    87 volunteers from a single campus really is not statistically significant. Some people may have not taken the study seriously (might be payed, and not even read the questions...), some may have ticked the wrong box.

    It would take a much bigger study to convince me that a third of american students would rape a women.
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    And I would like to see what she actually asked to the 87 volunteers, because her article did not give the original form. It is therefore an invalid study for me.
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    There are roughly 21 million people in higher education in the USA. Let us say that roughly half of them are male, amounting to 10.5 million students. This survey is completely inappropriate for making any conclusions about the USA student population; the best information this test can provide is about that particular university alone. Firstly, the sample size constitutes a laughably small proportion of the total population. Second, the data is only collected from a single institution, out of 4599 institutions in the US that award post-secondary certificates.

    The conclusion to make from this survey: The University of North Dakota has a worryingly large proportion of male students that have dangerous views about sexual violence.
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    (Original post by battycatlady)
    It doesn't matter that it's a small number.

    Even if one person says they will rape that is one too goddamn many!
    We already know that there are people that commit rape, we don't need to do a study to know that. This whole study is stupid and flawed.
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    Women commit rape too. Would be interesting to see a study on that, as it is pretty much never mentioned.
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    Their being honest and its true, many would rape if they could get away with it.
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    (Original post by MrT_)
    Women commit rape too. Would be interesting to see a study on that, as it is pretty much never mentioned.
    Women cant force man to get hard
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    (Original post by slade p)
    Women cant force man to get hard
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Male_ra...e-on-male_rape
 
 
 
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