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Friday, 29 August 2014
Why do teenagers love roller coasters and horror films? Perhaps they have discovered for themselves what the poet Wordsworth proclaimed, that “poetry is powerful emotion recollected in tranquility.”  Horror films, for example, work if they induce enough intense fear to allow the audience to recollect ...Read More...
Posted on 08/29/2014 7:39 AM by Thomas J. Scheff
Wednesday, 18 May 2011
The reason most people don’t like anger is that they assume there are only two choices: hide it or yell, and they have problems with both choices. This note proposes a third way that can be much more satisfying, finding a middle zone for anger between the two extremes. People often hide their ...Read More...
Posted on 05/18/2011 1:20 PM by Thomas J. Scheff
Monday, 24 January 2011
“…his recent years have been marked by stinging rejection — from his country’s military, his community college, his girlfriends and, perhaps, his father…” NYT, Jan. 16. Why did Jared Loughner shoot Gabrielle Giffords and nineteen others? If he is anything like ...Read More...
Posted on 01/24/2011 1:32 PM by Thomas J. Scheff
Friday, 31 December 2010
I was raised to be a "real man," i.e., to be strong and silent, like my dad. I was tense in my dealing with my associates and family, and subject to frequently recurring bouts of migraine and hyperacidity. Between the ages of sixteen and forty, I had cried only once, and was somewhat inexpressive ...Read More...
Posted on 12/31/2010 8:33 AM by Thomas J. Scheff
Wednesday, 29 December 2010
It seems to me that most discussions of terrorism (such as Smelser 2007) omit what may be a crucial causal factor. Several recent empirical studies suggest that those who actually commit terrorist acts, as contrasted with the much larger groups of those who merely volunteer to do so, have social-emotional ...Read More...
Posted on 12/29/2010 9:50 AM by Thomas J. Scheff

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