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I Used to Insist I Didn’t Get Angry. Not Anymore. - The New York Times
or years, I described myself as someone who wasn’t prone to anger. “I don’t get angry,” I said. “I get sad.” I believed this inclination was mainly about my personality — that sadness was a more natural emotion for me than anger, that I was somehow built this way. It’s easy to misunderstand the self as private, when it’s rarely private at all: It’s always a public artifact, never fixed, perpetually sculpted by social forces. In truth, I was proud to describe myself in terms of sadness rather than anger. Why? Sadness seemed more refined and also more selfless — as if you were holding the pain inside yourself, rather than making someone else deal with its blunt-force trauma.

But a few years ago, I started to get a knot in my gut at the canned cadences of my own refrain: I don’t get angry. I get sad. At the shrillest moments of our own self-declarations — I am X, I am not Y — we often hear in that tinny register another truth, lurking expectantly, and begin to realize there are things about ourselves we don’t yet know. By which I mean that at a certain point, I started to suspect I was angrier than I thought.
lesliejamison  anger  NYT 
2 days ago by laurenipsum
Hangry – Woodland Hills Church Sermons Audio Podcast – Podcast
It is common to hear objections about the differences between the God of the Old Testament and Jesus in the New, but what about the views some hold that Jesus wasn’t actually non-violent? How do... – Listen to Hangry by Woodland Hills Church Sermons Audio Podcast instantly on your tablet, phone or browser - no downloads needed.
podcast  ★★★☆☆  fig_tree  temple  table  anger  jesus 
3 days ago by thespacedoctor
Ijeoma Oluo on Women and Rage. If you wanted to avoid our rage, perhaps you shouldn’t have left us with so little to lose.
The rage of seeing all that we love, all that we’ve been able to hope for, all that we’ve been told to sacrifice for the “greater good” burned to the ground by white men in a toddler tantrum because for eight years the president didn’t look like them, and because the next president threatened to look even less like them—that is not a rage that consumes, that immolates. It’s a rage that fuels, that arms. We are starting to taste the collective power of our rage. We are starting to see the possibilities of a reckoning and revolution. And, as scary as it is, we have no choice but to risk it.

If you wanted to avoid our rage, perhaps you shouldn’t have left us with so little to lose.

If you think that what you are seeing now, after a few high-profile men have lost their jobs, is the peak of this fury, then hold tight. Because within me, and countless other women across this country, there is a lifetime of righteous rage so deep that the entire white supremacist patriarchy could drown in it. And if there is any justice in this world, it will.
misogyny  racism  anger 
7 days ago by Quercki
I Made the Pizza Cinnamon Rolls from Mario Batali’s Sexual Misconduct Apology Letter – The Everywhereist
Why would Mario Batali include a recipe along with an apology letter? The recipe sucks, isn't a good description, and generally sucks.

Amazingly written piece about making the recipe.
food  baking  abuse  anger  via:popular 
9 days ago by carlyeks
The influence of testosterone on human aggression - Archer - 1991 - British Journal of Psychology - Wiley Online Library
Animal studies show clear evidence for a causal link between testosterone and aggression. This review assesses studies involving androgens, principally testosterone, and human aggression. Evidence for a possible effect of prenatal androgens is inconclusive. In adults, higher testosterone levels are found in groups selected for high levels of aggressiveness. Correlations between testosterone and aggression were low when hostility inventories were used, but higher (r = .38) when aggressiveness was rated by others. Regression analysis data and studies of boys at puberty were inconclusive. Other studies show that the outcome of aggressive and competitive encounters can alter testosterone levels, thus confounding interpretation of the correlational evidence. The design of future studies to reveal evidence of a causal link is considered. Suggestions concerning two important methodological problems, the experimental manipulation of hormone levels and the nature of the dependent variable, are made.
testosterone  anger 
5 weeks ago by craniac

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