Rage, Riots and Revolution

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.” C. G. Jung

Not all of us have been in a riot or been in a revolution. But who has not known rage at some point? I am unsettled even remembering that I have had moments of rage in every stage of life, which I much prefer to forget. Each time was for a different reason and related to a specific precipitant event.

  • Loss: a toddler losing a childhood companion doll (a clown) as a punishment
  • Protection:  an adolescent hearing my sibling being harassed and fearing for her life
  • Poverty: a new mother finding out my electricity was about to be shut off and eviction was not far behind Continue reading “Rage, Riots and Revolution”