On Emotional Violence

This article is a sequel to On Physical Violence, and carries forward a lot of its themes. ¬†However, I think a lot of the issues around emotional violence are less clear cut, and so the intent of this article is much more speculative and investigative. What is Emotional Violence? Some examples of emotional violence are:…

On Physical Violence

NO violence — even in self-defense. A few months ago, I mentioned off-handedly that my feelings about violence were close to that of Gandhi and Tolstoy. ¬†Kate Gladstone asked me about this in the comments, mentioning a book called THE RING by Piers Anthony, in which he describes a society in which some people wear…