The imaginary violence that resides inside
June 2, 2022
I’m not a violent person. I’m a flighter, not a fighter.
I don’t like to be intimately involved in the slaying of anything, even vermin in our home. I’ll escort spiders and moths to the door. I tell them to find somewhere else to play.
However, I did liquidate a stump near our front door a couple of summers ago that housed a wasps’ nest. When wasps sting a couple of times, you tend to lose your convictions.
So I’m mystified by a tendency my brain has, and I wonder how common this tendency is among others.
When I’m driving along a street, for instance, I might imagine what effe...