Tonight, I took a moment to reflect on something a republican said to me: “I’m not a whiny fucking liberal.” I like generating theories–even if they aren’t correct. At least I can say I tried to understand. My assumption here is that the media this person consumes tells him that liberals are whiny. And that … Read moreDoes Donald Trump Sleep? And Other Questions Of Self-Care.
As I’ve said, I’ve been on a journey. In this journey, I’ve come to have a more whole self–a self that is no longer fractured between the cognitive and the emotional. We–whoever “we” are–tend to privilege the cognitive aspects of ourselves over emotion. Somewhere in western history, we decided emotions were inferior to reason. I’ve … Read morePutting Emotions In Their Place