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Resmaa Menakem — ‘Notice the Rage; Notice the Silence’

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15 Apr 2021

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Resmaa Menakem — ‘Notice the Rage; Notice the Silence’

15 Apr 2021

50mins

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Quote

"Time decontextualizes trauma. Trauma decontextualized in a person looks like personality. Trauma in a group of people looks like culture."

Ideas

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One of the things about the animal part of the body is that we're always on the lookout for threats and what else might happen. Even though you know nothing's behind you, reminding your body of this, helps you relax.
Now, if you consistently practice relaxing, you to notice that you can actually create more room for other things to happen that can't happen with our natural constrictions.

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One of the things about the animal part of the body is that we're always on the lookout for threats and what else might happen. Even though you know nothing's behind you, reminding your body of this, helps you relax.
Now, if you consistently practice relaxing, you to notice that you can actually create more room for other things to happen that can't happen with our natural constrictions.

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Trauma shapes the personalities of the previous generations, which the next generation inherets & learns from, both genetically, as well as after we're born.
The trauma that minorities such as black people experience, is born not just of white bodies and white people, but also with the history of trauma that white people have inflicted on themselves and each other.

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Trauma shapes the personalities of the previous generations, which the next generation inherets & learns from, both genetically, as well as after we're born.
The trauma that minorities such as black people experience, is born not just of white bodies and white people, but also with the history of trauma that white people have inflicted on themselves and each other.

3

Just being nice to people of other races isn't enough to be an antiracist.
It's good that we're nice to others, but we can't attribute that niceness as antiracist practice.

We have to do more to make up for the level of brutality that has occurred.

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Just being nice to people of other races isn't enough to be an antiracist.
It's good that we're nice to others, but we can't attribute that niceness as antiracist practice.

We have to do more to make up for the level of brutality that has occurred.

Questions

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What's a character trait in you or your parents, that was a result of trauma or particular circumstances?

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What's a character trait in you or your parents, that was a result of trauma or particular circumstances?

What else is in the episode

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What are we trying to become diverse from when we promote diversity

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What are we trying to become diverse from when we promote diversity

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What it means to practice anti-racism

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What it means to practice anti-racism

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How we need to change ourselves more than we change the laws around race & discrimination.

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How we need to change ourselves more than we change the laws around race & discrimination.

Who is Resmaa Menakem?

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A psychotherapist & author specialising in the effects of trauma on the human body and relationships in black families and black society.

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A psychotherapist & author specialising in the effects of trauma on the human body and relationships in black families and black society.

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