Your Brain on Grievances Looks a Lot Like Your Brain on Drugs

If grievance is a form of addiction, then “your brain on grievances looks a lot like your brain on drugs.” That’s the argument laid out by violence researcher James Kimmel, Jr.

If the argument holds water, an expanded understanding of grievance retention (and possibly the victimhood culture that severe grievances pan out into) could shed new light on the…

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Shireen Qudosi

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Shireen Qudosi is a writer, speaker, coach, and podcast host. She covers faith, identity and belonging in a changing world.

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