violence; mentions ableism and abuse (✊)
violence isn't (inherently) evil.
the idea that violence is evil is used to oppress communities. "schizophrenics are violent", "autistic ppl are violent", whatnot. it all overlooks the damage caused by the other party. it overlooks the constant gaslighting we are put through. it overlooks the abuse we suffer.
violence isn't (inherently) evil. it's the thing we all turn to when we're at our breaking point. at the point where we question our existence and wonder if we'll ever know what it's like to feel safe and comfortable.
the things that take us to our breaking points are the things that are actually evil. a funny joke, at our expense, here. another, there. a rainstorm of them coming our way. the things we can't escape from no matter where we go. the things nobody seems interested in learning about and avoiding.
violence isn't (inherently) evil. I hope I can speak for all neurodivergent, trans, queer, etc beings when I say this.
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