psyche / reading

Psychic resistance

‘Opposition takes its first steps from a footing of complicity.’

Complicities: The intellectual and apartheid, Mark Sanders, 9

‘How does a sense of woundedness become the basis for a sense of identity?’

— States of injury: Power and freedom in late modernity, Wendy Brown

‘If we do not transform our pain, we will transmit it.’

— Richard Rohr

‘Try it this way. If you can somehow heal yourself, you help to redeem your ancestors. Who were, of course, also the torturers, the murderers, the rapists. We are none of us completely pure.’

— The Fifth Sacred Thing, by Starhawk, 443-444 (soon to be a film, goddess willing!)

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