When we’re confronted with abuse, we feel the urge to do harm to the abusers. Josh Hanagarne reflects on his experiences, and his impulses.
“We never fought, but sometimes we had to lay down some hard facts when someone was messing up their life.”
“The reality is that sports like free soloing, BASE jumping, technical scuba diving and others are forms of Russian roulette.”
Note: I have both perpetuated and been the recipient of passive-aggressive behaviour. The internal logic that says it is reasonable to, say, steal somebody’s milk because they made too much noise last night does not function the same way in the outside world. Writing a note may still result in a confrontation at a later [...]