Humiliation

“Oh, humiliation is poisonous. It’s one of the deepest pains of being human.” — Pierce Brosnan Like all negative emotions, shame, guilt, embarrassment, and humiliation seem to be concentrated in our species. We are, as far as we can tell, most aware of ourselves and so are most aware of our place compared to others, … Continue reading Humiliation

Fear

“Man goes constantly in fear of himself.” — Georges Bataille Human fear is ancient. It speaks in the tongues of ancestors we wouldn’t recognize and keeps alive by the old ways we no longer understand.  Fear is the oldest part of us. Humans survive by fear. We came together because of fear. We fought, massacred, and … Continue reading Fear