Thought Clusters

Suicide by cop can take many forms. Setting oneself up for character defamation is a variant of the same.

Self-immolation, setting oneself on fire in an act of protest, can become an act of metamorphosis when seeking media attention.

What about a good old-fashioned martyr complex?

A young man builds a device which looks like an incomplete bomb, takes it to school, shows it around until it gets enough attention, and then holds a firm line.

Forty-eight hours later:

“I was profiled as a terrorist.”

Seventy-two hours later:

“This isn’t my first invention and it won’t be my last invention.”

Should journalists consider the different connotations for the word ingenuity?

English or Latin root?


NY Mag



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