Bullying at the University of Newcastle (Australia)

We are working to highlight and stop academic workplace bullying at the University of Newcastle, Australia. We are a group of staff and students who have been bullied for speaking out about misconduct.

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“Systemic bullying, hazing and abuse generally are identified with poor, weak or toxic organizational cultures. Cultures that are toxic have stated ethical values that are espoused but not employed, and other non-ethical values which are operational, dominant, but unstated.

Such cultures thrive when good people are silent, silenced, or pushed out; when bad apples are vocal, retained, promoted, and empowered; and when the neutral majority remain silent in order to survive. Those who are most successful in such a toxic culture are those who have adapted to it, or adopted it as their own”. (McKay, Arnold, Fratzl & Thomas, 2008)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Was Jung right?

“A man's hatred is always concentrated on the thing that makes him conscious of his bad qualities” (Jung)

Is this why the bullies at UoN had to ostracise, harass and destroy those of us who have refused to collude with and cover-up their misconduct?

1 comment:

  1. Blatant greed and proven success at bullying gets results at Newcastle University.

    The people who are deserving get nothing in this paradigm.

    One theory on sociopathic behaviour is that people with a more developed conscience are invisible to the sociopath. The sociopath is so well attuned to commodifying human beings that they cannot detect human qualities in others.

    The University of Newcastle cannot see you and I.

    Individuals with courage and frailty, a decent sense of right and wrong and the conviction to see it through.

    Our moral candour creates a sense of achievement in learning well. A process which enriches both teacher and student.

    Of course this is incomprehensible to a sociopath. A sociopath only cares about winning and their own cause and effect in achieving this.

    Ultimately the final goal of a sociopath is self destruction. Their lack of healthy self identity or moral fibre eventually becomes the bind that kills them.

    Even at the self destruction stage, a sociopath will still consider other humans only good for exploiting.

    This is why we should not be dismayed at our failed efforts to help them. They cannot see the person they are victimising or who is trying to save them.

    This is why the University is eerily silent on many basic moral issues. They never heard the complaints in the first place

    The University of Newcastle did not intentionally harm me, moreso I never existed as a person to them. They have my student fees and have distributed amongst themselves. All they had to do was discard the used vessel to complete the cycle.

    My health was a mess when I left and they never even once saw my distress. I was invisible the whole time.

    If they see bullying I am sure they will act on it, yet they are incapable of seeing it because nobody else exists to them.

    They will never see you and I, not even at their last breath. We are invisible.