Trauma is a state of being overwhelmed with information to the point of being unable to process, causing one’s internal state to become fragmented and linked with strong negative affects. It often results in a state of dissociation, making one’s internal world chaotic. A person who was traumatized by a dog attack may react to… Continue reading Trauma Identity Politics
“A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.” – Stalin It’s important to channel energy towards research and data for effective modeling and cogent action, but also to remember that data is an abstraction of thing measured— a child, a father, a sister, a friend, a lover. It’s important too sometimes… Continue reading Literature is a mirror. Read Fiction. Write Fiction.
There is a fine line between Activism and Journalism. A Journalist must stay vigilant to represent facts truthfully — to share information and data, without the human instinct to infer or goad a direction (which is Activism), or acquiesce to outrage. True Journalism trusts and honors individuals to form their own conclusions. I’ve noticed a… Continue reading Make Journalism, not Virtue Vampirism