Revenge And Displacement Activity: Katharine Butler Hathaway

shutterstock_91893353

Development of the psychology and the moral of hitting back when you have been hit – something active is necessary after something passive – something to balance the ‘having been hit’. One must hit – but this is not considered good by modern nice people. Still, one gets all poisoned if the passive experience is not answered by an active one…Therefore, after an injury, one must do something, not to the person who injured you, but make an action as strong as the action which injured you and proving your strength as much as retaliation would. Creative, if possible, but anyway active. Then you will be all right, without any poison.

Katharine Butler Hathaway

Journals and Letters of the Little Locksmith
The image is copyright: Everett Collection via Shutterstock
Advertisements

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
This entry was posted in Prose and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Revenge And Displacement Activity: Katharine Butler Hathaway

  1. Pingback: Top 10 Katharine Graham Quotes | SheQuotes

  2. Pingback: Power Has No Gender | SheQuotes

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s