Shame, Fear, Guilt

I’ve heard it said that there are three kinds of culture in the world, each defined by its predominant worldview. There are cultures of shame, cultures of fear, and cultures of guilt, and each of them has their own way of pressuring people to behave or to conform to society. In a shame culture your standing before other people depends on your level of shame or honor. It’s like there is an imaginary scale that has shame on one side … Continue reading Shame, Fear, Guilt