[Paleopsych] tragedy

Michael Christopher anonymous_animus at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 13 18:13:58 UTC 2004

>>Or, thirdly, we might judge that tragedy and the
tragic have been eclipsed by the historical traumas
that our century in particular has witnessed.<<

--I think mass media exposure to mass trauma has made
it more difficult for people to relate to suffering
that doesn't occur outside their social circle. We're
immunizing ourselves to suffering that doesn't
directly affect us, and I'm not sure we have a choice.
We'd be paralyzed if we had to be in constant


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