Illuminating Quote

“All violence is an attempt to replace shame with self-esteem.”

James Gilligan is a psychiatrist who spent years working with violent inmates and is the author of a series of books on our epidemic of violence.

Looking forward to checking some of these books out.


One comment on “Illuminating Quote

  1. […] escapes me, though I wrote about him briefly here at one time (James Gilligan, here’s the link) spent a long time in a prison for violent criminals studying what made them violent criminals.   […]

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