Personal and international peace is impossible when aggressive, violent abuse of children is accepted, even encouraged as normal throughout the world. I see it every day, rich and poor, black and white. Abuse is normal.
Memories of early trauma are there, underneath the surface. They’re there, in our dreams, attitudes, even in our vocabulary. People unconsciously walk around in them.
The Origins of Love & Violence And The Developing Human Brain
A conversation with Michael Mendizza
The Origins of Love. Byronchild Magazine, Australia, Spring 2004.