University initiations

Friday, October 3, 2008 at 22:07:42

Following on from the previous post, the UK news has recently been covering university initiations, the so-called “coming of age” induction in to university clubs. And on the harmless end of the scale it generally involves extensive drinking but as the article points out, things can become more sinister. Indeed, this further article highlights some of the more unpalatable things that go on and how many still believe it is “good for team building”.

There is no way that anyone can condone this level of behaviour and watching the video in the previous post just highlights how seemingly ordinary people can cross the line to perform untenable acts. And again it is the person, the situation and the organisation. All 3 are often brought together during university initiations….

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