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Inquiring Minds

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Trauma, Response, Memory

Last week, tornadoes caused much trauma and loss of life in the Midwest. FEMA has set up a base of operations in Fort Campbell, KY, including disaster recovery teams, search and rescue, 61 generators, 74K meals, and 135K liters of water (from an official FEMA email 12-13-2021).

This Sunday, we will explore how the mind processes trauma in psychological terms. What is selective memory and memory distortion? We will also cover Freud and his Trauma Theory, plus a poem by Wordsworth “The Thorn”. Very engaging reading material below. Please join StoicDan and Ellen Hurwitz this Sunday for this important discussion!

Reading Material

CNN Photos of the Disaster
https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/11/weather/gallery/midwest-tornadoes-damage/index.html

Selective Memory and Memory Distortion (Psychology Today)
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/beastly-behavior/201605/trauma-ptsd-and-memory-distortion

Freud and The Trauma Theory (Philosophy)
https://literariness.org/2017/06/21/sigmund-freud-and-the-trauma-theory/

“The Thorn” by Wordsworth (Poetry about Trauma)
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/52996/the-thorn-56d231ea9f8d9

White House Declaration 12-12-2021
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/12/12/president-joseph-r-biden-jr-approves-kentucky-disaster-declaration-3/

 

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Date

Dec 19 2021
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Time

9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Zoom

Location

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Stephen Hall

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Stephen Hall
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