Saturday, September 23, 2017
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#Trigger #Warnings #Definition

http://theconversation.com/whats-the-difference-between-traumatic-fear-and-moral-anger-trigger-warnings-wont-tell-you-77365 To trigger something is therefore not just to bring it about in some general sense, but to cause it in a way that is mechanical and automatic, like a reflex. Pollen is an asthma trigger because it sets off muscle contractions in the airways among people who are sensitive to

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Trumps bragging triggers survivors

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-middle-ground/201610/sexual-assault-stories-flood-the-internet-now-the-next-step In response to Donald Trump’s brags about sexually assaulting women, thousands have followed the lead of author Kelly Oxford in sharing the stories of their own experiences as victims of assault. The hashtag (#notokay) got responses at a rate of 50 tweets per minute from others who shared their own

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Trump: in need of a trigger warning

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-mather-election-triggering-20161014-snap-story.html Donald Trump's actions on stage at the second debate — looming behind Hillary Clinton, bullying and threatening her — coming after the revelation that he boasted about his unfettered ability to grope women, triggered the 50-year-old trauma of my molestation as a prepubescent child. When I wrote as much on

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