What Profanity Teaches Us About Ourselves — TIME

Profane words have a direct line to our emotions. They are a spontaneous reflection of strong emotional states, like anger, fear or passion. They are also unequaled in their capacity to inflict emotional pain and incite violent disagreement. They’re the words that provoke the most repressive regulatory reactions from the state in the form of…

via What Profanity Teaches Us About Ourselves — TIME

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