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Q. What causes suppressed inner anger? A. Reaction to attitudes, ideas, and sentiments current in society that are against you. Examples: Idea of IQ and IQ tests might cause suppressed anger in people who are slow. The social idea or attitude that negros are inferior might cause suppressed anger in negros (even though not all whites, perhaps only a small minority, subscribe to the idea). An idea may be especially irritating and disconcerting if there is some truth in it, some justification for it, or it is very difficult to argue against. In such a case a person can start chafing against the idea, get angrier and angrier the more he thinks about it, "hang-up" on it, develop a complex on it, and become bitter and angry against people and society. Note that a current idea or attitude is something very illusive and intangible and that anger directed at such a thing is different from that directed toward something concrete (like another person). You can't call it into a fist fight, challenge it, or demand a retraction. You just have to live with it, accept it. More than that, the idea may die, go out of fashion, and yet still live in your imagination; only a few people may believe in it and you may still be making a big thing of it. Oct 1977 More from SolitaryRoad.com:
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