We are fascinating organisms! The complexity and wonder of humans is something that we all are privileged to experience in our lives. In this show we address the issue of an individual who engages in acts of violence (or aggression) against themselves. Some people physically fight themselves, some do it verbally, some with thoughts, some use external weapons and some weaponize things that have other beneficial uses (e.g. food, exercise, etc.).
When we are simultaneously the aggressor and the victim, do we ever “win?” If I fight myself (in any manner with any method), my victory is a Pyrrhic one. What price do I pay for defeating myself? What defenses will prevent us, any of us, from engaging in these (sometimes fatal) battles? If a person is famous, rich, powerful, educated, in a loving relationship, with a supportive family, attractive, etc., what ensures inoculation against self destruction? Nothing.
Our human history [...]