Civil War Era Studies
Over the past few days I've been thinking about violence. We are a culture of violence. We idolize blind rage and violence, we normalize it and worship it....
We, as a collective American culture, promote violence, normalize it as the proper reaction to any given problem and outright encourage it. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Fifty Shades of Blue and Grey: Civil War Torture Porn?" (2012). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 122.