Friday, April 16, 2010

Trigger warnings don’t work. Here’s why

“To me, there is no better way to make someone think of the [trauma] than putting up a TRIGGER WARNING that will tell a person to avoid the post because it might make them think of what the TRIGGER WARNING invariably causes them to think about.”

in reference to:

"Trigger warnings, if you are not aware, are a cousin to “spoiler alerts,” a blog post label used to let readers know upcoming content may or may not be something they want to read."
- Trigger warnings don’t work. Here’s why - Susannah Breslin - Off the Record - True/Slant (view on Google Sidewiki)

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