HEALING

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Ideologies of political healing

Pacifism
Activism
Terrorism
Conservatism

  • Note: Liberalism is not about political healing.

What does it mean to be or not to be about political healing? The idea of an ideology as a specific response to trauma vs. an ideology as an ongoing worldview that sometimes responds to trauma

Political healing in the imperative voice

Sacrifice!
Go Shopping!
Be vigilant!
Attack!
Pray!
Visit the site!
Make a monument! (Make an official monument, make an unofficial monument)
Practice sentimentality in the good sense! Practice sentimentality in the bad sense!
Eat!
Don't eat!
Call the police hotline!
Let's roll!
Bring it on!

Political healing in the apologetic voice

Pardon the president: it's time for healing
Let go your anger: it's time for healing
Apologize for past (ongoing) injustice: it's time for healing.
Forgive and forget: . . .
Forgive and move on: . . .

Practices of political troublemaking can be healing too

TACTICAL SHELVING
POLITICALLY DEPRESSED, INTERNATIONAL DAY OF

See also ANTIDOTES
See also THERAPEUTIC

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