channeling anger over war

The natural tendency in anger is to attack. The attack of an intellectual like myself tends to be verbal. Yet, as we know from studies of bullying, verbal abuse can be deeply wounding. Smashing plates is physically destructive. It is only slightly better than smashing people.

John Sloboda writes about his anger at his country’s involvement with the war in Iraq and his involvement in projects to record and honour the deaths of civilians.


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