Remembering trauma – memories of empty spaces and ruins

Thinking about this psychological definitions one can wonder whether it is enough to remember the past historically - as a set of given events ("abstract dead facts"), depending in their interpretations on the current politics. History as such describes a „claimed” experience, the...

Healing trauma starts where you are

It is always somehow easier and reassuring to relate to some distant cultural aspect of trauma, to define this or that fragment of reality as post-traumatic, while at the same time keeping the illusion of own un-wounded area. The trauma may remain delegated...

Looking for connectedness to exiled past

„I cannot deny that history left its mark on my experiences and on development of my personality, as the most characteristic feature of 20th century history is its negation of human being and human’s personality. How then relationship can be found between my personality that is...

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