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VT - This father is helping his daughter deal with her anger | Facebook
really solid. "You are loved. You are safe. You are surrounded by white light" on boundaries and communicating them clearly can't do better if I don't know better acknowledge your mood, accept it. be OK with it but don't hold onto it too long
cbt  psychology  parenting  kids  anger 
2 days ago by emmacarlson
Paul Bloom on Cruelty – Econlib
I think that's one of the biggest mistakes we make about morality. I think that the reality is that fully appreciating someone's humanity opens up so many positive things--you can't be human without it; you can't have a decent relationship. It's the foundation of love, and friendship. But, it carries with it so many terrible risks. Really loving somebody, really knowing somebody opens up the possibility for love; but it also opens up the possibility for hatred.

we need to respect the fact that often we had no bad intentions and we will be right; and yet we can appreciate that our own small acts when accumulated makes people's lives miserable. And so we should stop these small acts.

The first point is that the robots are probably sentient. I mean, it's impossible to know. It's the standard, you know, undergraduate dormitory argument at 2 in the morning, how can I know you're conscious? How can you know that I'm conscious? But, these robots are of such sophistication, complexity, it beggars belief that they don't have feelings.
utilitarianism  human  cruel  thinking  movie  culture  debate  mind  other  love  family  morality  anger  incel  mob  robot 
7 days ago by aries1988
Why are we living in an age of anger – is it because of the 50-year rage cycle? | Science | The Guardian
Why are we living in an age of anger – is it because of the 50-year rage cycle?. Why are we living in an age of anger – is it because of the 50-year rage cycle? https://t.co/qvGlxMpdgd. https://ift.tt/2KuxySF. via Instapaper. October 13, 2018 at 04:20PM
anxiety  fear  anger  society 
9 days ago by sjspires
Edges – Carey Callahan
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Now one thing I know about how life works is people are super unnerved by angry women and copping to being angry is a great way to lose all your credibility. So this is a double bind I don’t know the way out of. I’m reading “Trauma and Recovery” by Judith Herman and it’s at least comforting that almost all women in the recorded past have been subject to similar double binds. One of Herman’s arguments in the book is that if individuals don’t integrate their traumatic experiences WITHIN a political movement that forces societal recognition of the violence than pretty quickly those individuals are forced back into dissociating from their experiences. So healing from trauma can’t just occur on an individual level.
anger  women  trauma  healing  community 
10 days ago by UnchartedWorlds
Rage Politics on the Left | R. R. Reno | First Things
Donald Trump raises the emotional stakes of political debate. This has been the key to his political success. But his success has come at a cost. Trump’s politics of rage unsettles establishment Republicans. Staid suburban voters who are moderate conservatives see Trump as a destabilizing figure in our body politic, putting a hard ceiling on his support.

In this context, Democrats have much to gain by presenting themselves as the responsible adults, the ego to Trump’s id. Dianne Feinstein and most other Democratic leaders are ultra-establishment figures with no interest in upheaval. Soon they will pivot back to playing the “responsible party” against Trump and Republican “extremism.” But the rage on display during the Kavanaugh hearings will not be easy to contain. It is fueling Leftist populism, which is on the rise. It highlights the Left’s own destabilizing politics of rage and destruction.

Ever since Trump’s ascent, the strongest arguments against him have focused on his temperamental unfitness for the presidency and his polarizing effect on our society. These are arguments for establishment competence and sobriety. In the aftermath of the rage-driven strategy to derail Kavanaugh’s appointment (quite different from the quiet, procedural tactics of Mitch McConnell, which derailed Merrick Garland’s appointment), these arguments are harder to make.

The Democrats may imagine that they, like Trump, will benefit from the politics of rage. But the Democrats’ power flows from their monopoly on the “responsible center.” The last season of leftwing rage came as the 1960s crashed to a close, and it did great harm to the Democratic Party. This time is different, in that both sides are drawing upon reservoirs of rage. But in my estimation, the Democrats will suffer more than the Republicans, because the Democrats have long been the establishment party. The politics of rage are far more likely to undermine than to renew the Ivy League–Goldman Sachs–Silicon Valley liberalism that has stood astride our politics since 1945, for rage always upsets the calculations by which establishments maintain their grip.
politics  anger 
13 days ago by ayjay
Tips For Teaching Your Child How To Control Their Anger
Does your child have a temper? It is not uncommon for children to struggle to handle their emotions.
emotions  anger  child 
13 days ago by Adventure_Web
The Anger of Brett Kavanaugh
His anger wasn't the problem; the expression of it was.
Sykes  Kavanaugh  SCOTUS  anger  partisan  partisanship 
15 days ago by KMP
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If something bad happens to a woman, and she has been drinking—any amount of alcohol will do—there is a good chance, the world will assume, that the thing is her fault.

Women cannot afford to assume that the world will keep them safe, or give them the benefit of the doubt. Nor can the many others who do not enjoy the protective embrace of a place invested in their futures: Trayvon Martin was posthumously denigrated, in the effort to defend George Zimmerman’s killing of him, for being that most common of things: a young man who experimented with weed.
double-standards  sexism  feminism  alcohol  christine-blasey-ford  brett-kavanaugh  megan-garber  trayvon-martin  george-zimmerman  botham-jean  amber-guyger  anger  theatlantic.com 
18 days ago by yolandaenoch
Opinion | Fury Is a Political Weapon. And Women Need to Wield It. - The New York Times
“We cry when we get angry,” Ms. Steinem said to me 45 years later. “I don’t think that’s uncommon, do you?” She continued, “I was greatly helped by a woman who was an executive someplace, who said she also cried when she got angry, but developed a technique which meant that when she got angry and started to cry, she’d say to the person she was talking to, ‘You may think I am sad because I am crying. No. I am angry.’ And then she just kept going. And I thought that was brilliant.”
feminism  rebecca-traister  nytimes.com  christine-blasey-ford  anger  women  brett-kavanaugh  gloria-steinem 
18 days ago by yolandaenoch
Why Women Don’t Get to Be Angry – Member Feature Stories – Medium
There is not a woman alive who does not understand that women’s anger is openly reviled. Our society is infinitely creative in finding ways to dismiss and pathologize women’s rage.
anger  feminism 
25 days ago by sasha_feather

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