We, or at least I, often rationalize violence. After all, it is normal to pound a fist or scream when frustrated and angry. Anger is normal. Einstein’s protégée, David Bohm, defined violence as any excessive use of force. Slamming a car door when one could gently close it. Violence is natural. Or is it?
Applying Gabor Mate’s insight into addictions: The question isn’t why the addiction. The real question is; why the pain? Read more about Violence is a Failure of Bonding/Attachment