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The Joker was privileged to reveal unpleasant truths to the King — but only in jest. Are today’s truths only spoken by comedians? (Photo by Quentin REY on Unsplash, cropped to fit).

Trauma, Memory, and Play

In what kind of story do you relive your trauma?

The late George Carlin did a bit that illustrates how the meaning of words “creep” through the English language, as we invent new euphemisms intended to avoid stigmatizing, retraumatizing, or marginalizing people who have already been hurt.

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