Anger — The Rage of Oppression

Ask yourself, “Which emotions are most challenging for you to understand and then to master? If you are like me, you probably answer “anger, hurt and fear.” In many respects this should come as no surprise considering corporal punishment, one form of social oppression, was only outlawed in Canadian schools in 2004. In essence, we have only begun to change oppressive behaviours that support the development of anger, fear and hurt. Even though research has proven that raising children (or animals) without love develops loveless and fearful beings, we are slow to change our behaviours and beliefs.

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