Learning Empathy: Acknowledging Projection

Being individuals means difficulties in interacting. Within our tentative social bonds we struggle to find balance in withholding and projecting, both protecting ourselves and assuming ourselves within others.  The Cosmic Horror of Social Interaction is an existential game of defensiveness. Am I being misjudged? Am I misjudging someone else? There are rules we don’t know … Continue reading Learning Empathy: Acknowledging Projection

Anger

Staring at a blank page, the title labelled ‘anger’. My understanding of the emotion is naive relative to others, other emotions and other people experiencing them. I’ve known sharp fiery rage on behalf of myself and others— born in suffering of various abuses, indignities, disrespect. I’ve also repressed anger.  When enduring crisis, repression is a … Continue reading Anger