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involuntary celibate

A label self-applied by members of the online subculture of men (mostly young, white, and heterosexual) who claim to be unable to find or attract women as romantic or sexual partners and blame it on women or other men (especially those who are sexually active). The subculture is often typified by expressions of self-pity, entitlement, and misogyny, as well sometimes promoting or condoning violence toward others. The phrase is commonly contracted as "incel." Members of the subculture lament their status as so-called involuntary celibates, laying the blame on women for somehow being the cause of their plight.
See also: involuntary

involuntary dismount

A fall, typically off of something being ridden, such as a bike, motorcycle, or horse. Did you her about Tara? Her involuntary dismount yesterday earned her a trip to the OR and two months in a cast. I gave up motorcycles after one too many involuntary dismounts.

involuntary dismount

n. falling off a bike or motorcycle. He impacted a monolith and suffered an involuntary dismount.
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In its application of the moral involuntariness principle, the
(73) Relying on the rationale that involuntary conduct cannot be deterred and that punishment of involuntary actions is pointless, the Supreme Court restricted the defence--as it did in Morgentaler--to "urgent situations of clear and imminent peril when compliance with the law is demonstrably impossible." (74) To identify such situations where the "choice" to break the law is in fact a compulsion borne from "moral or normative involuntariness", the Court established three cumulative tests that determine whether a wrongful act can be excused by necessity.
However, the unfortunate result of Ruzic is that it has "allowed moral involuntariness to require an acquittal even when the accused's behaviour is morally blameworthy." (222) Thus, it may be possible that someone who acted in a morally involuntary way but who was morally blameworthy would nonetheless be acquitted.
The Court repeatedly stated that the question of whether the accused's "will was overborne at the time he confessed" (30) was to be determined "on the 'totality of the circumstances.'" (31) In what appears to have been an effort to rationalize and guide applications of the involuntariness doctrine, Justice Felix Frankfurter issued a lengthy, encyclopedic opinion in the 1961 case, Culombe v.
The results of their study show that the first group is more responsive to positive and negative hallucination suggestions and during hypnosis they had a greater experience of involuntariness. They also showed impairment in their working memory capacity, higher rates of pathological fantasy and symptoms related to dissociation, and had more stressful experiences in their life.
They were experiencing a shift in health status (even if they may have thought it was temporary), and were learning, for the first time, of the irreversibility, involuntariness and undesirability of such a shift in status in relation to their health.
The most plausible argument to be made from involuntariness is this: the waiver term was unfavorable, but donating their embryos was so important, and the opportunity to do so without agreeing to a waiver so lacking, that donors' acceptance of the waiver was coerced.
Specifically, a defense of duress under the bar should establish a presumption of involuntariness in favor of applicants who make an adequate factual showing that they in fact served as child soldiers.
In a recent article, Professor Berger reminds us of the importance of overt critical reflection on the normative underpinnings of our assessments of criminal responsibility, particularly in situations in "which the influence of powerful emotions forms the basis for a claimed defence." (67) Focusing on the relationship between emotion, choice and moral involuntariness, a concept given constitutional status by the Supreme Court in R.
[section][section] 5-116.01 to 5-116.03 (2005 ordinance subjecting custodial statements that are not recorded to a rebuttal presumption of involuntariness which can be overcome only by clear and convincing evidence that the statement was voluntary).
Phillips and Frederick (1995:250) also refer to a statement by Herman indicating that traumatic re-enactments often act mysteriously, in that, irrelevant of "the level of conscious awareness that accompanies them, they seem to have a quality of complete involuntariness and driven tenacity".
(99) The defense then submitted a motion in limine to permit introduction of evidence related to the polygraph examinations at the trial before members for the purpose of demonstrating the involuntariness of the subsequent confession.
Then the data are classified to identify the voluntaries and involuntariness movement.
In practice, the issue of involuntariness tends to be ignored in studies of social exclusion.
The conceptual crux of legal coercion (or 'involuntariness') does not lie in P's intention, knowledge, or pure psychological state, but rather in the fact that P's volition was subjected to an improper reason for intentional action (fear)--a reason from which, given the background scheme of rights (duties, immunities, disabilities, etc) that was the context of P and D's interaction, P ought to have been free--and that reason for intentional action produced the outcome of which P now complains and for which she seeks to disclaim 'legal responsibility'.