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    The New York Review of Books | Helen Epstein | 21 min
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    • erica8 months ago

      This is so sad. Why do humans have such a history of violence - is it inherent in our nature? I don’t want to believe it is, but evidence points to yes. This is an interesting question: “How is trauma transmitted from one generation to the next?”

    • tdsimpson909 months ago

      I listened to a podcast called Finding Cleo from the CBC where they discuss the horrors of the residential schools in the 60’s and 70’s. It was shocking and so hard to listen to. Great article, great podcast.

      • bill
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        9 months ago

        I’ve also read about the “schools” in remote western Australia where - quite recently - white people were taking indigenous children from aboriginal tribes, literally tearing them from their families, to “Christianize” them at these camps. Horrifying.

        • tdsimpson909 months ago

          It's so crazy these things happened so recently

          • bill
            Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
            9 months ago

            Yup. I had the exact same thought when I read the Crazy Horse story that's trending rn. Not just "recent" but also "now" (!)

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      9 months ago

      Heavy. Excellent reporting. Important.

      Read this.