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Sri Lanka: Mob Revenge

Serendipity is concerned that the incidents of mob revenge in Sri Lanka are on the rise and wonders whether this has anything to do with the decreasing faith of people in the justice system and Law and Order.

  • Michael Russell

    Steven Pinker in his new monumental work, “The better Angels of our Nature” would say yes to your question. Lack of faith in the orderly and fair application of law leads to people taking into their own hands. It is an incredible work onciolence and how it happens.

  • Michael Russell

    Last little bit should read “on violence and how it happens”

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