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Power, Innocence & Violence: Part IV. Violence

The psychologist and author Rollo May (1909-1994) in his 1972 book, Power and Innocence: A Search for the Sources of Violence, lays out a compelling argument for investigating a relationship between power, powerlessness, violence and innocence. Violence May describes simple violence as “ an eruption of pent-up passion” with a dynamic “physical event” (p. 182). […]

POWER, INNOCENCE & VIOLENCE: Part I

Victoria Shackelford, MFA. MA. PhD Licensed Professional Counselor www.doctorivictoria.net 210.602.3002 & 512.461.9544 Part I. Power and Powerlessness The psychologist and author Rollo May (1909-1994) in his 1972 book, Power and Innocence: A Search for the Sources of Violence, lays out a compelling argument for investigating the relationship between power, powerlessness, violence and innocence. In particular, […]