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Pattern MODEL This contains a list of possible pattern facets. To use this as a template you'll need the wiki "source code." Click edit on the Pattern MODEL link and you'll see the possible pattern "facets" with lots of "mark-up" information, mostly a lot of equal signs. COPY that text and back out of the Editing Pattern MODEL page using the back arrow on your browser. You can then edit any of the anti-patterns in the list by clicking the Edit link under Views and then PASTING the marked-up information from the MODEL page. You can then add any information you want to the anti-pattern in the appropriate location.
We will work on these first. Each is followed by the names of the people who have been selected to write it. Probably the first thing to do is to craft some draft text that (1) describes what the pattern is, and (2) why the pattern is good (i.e. bad).
The Focus on Deficiencies pattern can serve as an example. It was not one of patterns in the first selection.
Wars with Hidden Agendas courtney, robert
Media Monopolies phoenix, cache
Eye for an Eye – Retribution isaac, adam
Environmental Degradation tim, ali
Weapons of Mass Distraction / Media as Spectacle, ali, justin
Societal Apathy adam, isaac
Semantic Gerrymandering chuck, courtney
Profit-motivated Health Care cache, tim
Professional Obfuscation robert, jonesy
Distorting History john, scott
Corruption and Fraud jonesy, phoenix
Denialism amber, john
Cultural imperialism jeremy, amber
Criminalizing Poverty justin, jeremy
Bad Education (includes Factory Education, Education for Deaffirming, Lifeless Education, etc.), scott, chuck
Ultra-nationalism robert, isaac
Racism cache, courtney
Monopoly jonesy, robert
Silenced Voices jeremy, jonesy
Mock Public Space tim, chuck
Fear Mongering justin, ali
Dumbing Down courtney, tim
Dehumanization john, cache
Compartmentalization of Knowledge scott, phoenix
Advertising-Funded Media adam, jeremy
Activism Delegitimization chuck, justin
Xenophobia ali, amber
Violence (celebration of, desensitivity about, as a problem-solving strategy), phoenix, john
Sustaining World Hunger amber, adam
Unacknowledged Privilege isaac, scott
Proposed Patterns in Work
These list contains proposed patterns that are actually being worked on. If they've been proposed but are not being worked on, they belong in the list below.
These list contains proposed patterns that are not being worked on. This is where you can add pattern names. If you add a pattern name and you start work on it, it belongs in the Proposed Patterns in Work list.
Sourcing (public relations professionals as “journalists”) Herman and Chomsky
Flak Herman and Chomsky
Anti-Terrorism Rhetoric (formerly known as “anti communist ideology” Herman and Chomsky)
Exterminism See E. P. Thompson