Academic Journals Database
Disseminating quality controlled scientific knowledge

The Experience of Being Injured: An Otherwise Perspective

Author(s): Jennifer Wilson

Journal: Coolabah
ISSN 1988-5946

Volume: 3;
Start page: 176;
Date: 2009;
VIEW PDF   PDF DOWNLOAD PDF   Download PDF Original page

Keywords: Remembering trauma | the moral predicament of being injured | retribution and forgiveness.

Through myth, history and memory we strive to represent to ourselveshumanity’s traumatic sufferings. Myth, history and memory, personal and societal, arethe storehouses for accounts of traumatic injury and its aftermath, and our efforts atredress and retribution through or outside of culturally determined juridico-politicalsystems. Thus stories are made that perpetuate and comply with established culturalnorms, and our experiences of injury, retribution and forgiveness are contained withinestablished frameworks, both secular and religious
Affiliate Program      Why do you need a reservation system?