Why am I being hurt?
A reflection on the culture of complaint. What is complaint, and what would it mean to see it as “infallible”? Philosophers Kant, Aristotle and Nietzsche were all dismissive of emotional and physical distress, a sentiment that follows us in adulthood as we outwardly disregard our feelings. Agnes Callard an associate professor of philosophy reflects on the philosophy surrounding complaint and its importance in relation to pain, empathy and protest.
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