Thlanthorn
8 min readAug 4, 2020

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REALizing rage

Rage! Rabidity! Was that a werewolf, a vampire? A dog or human infected with the lethal rabies virus? Or a human exhibiting intermittent explosive behavior? The goal of this set of posts is to explore how and why these questions intertwine. We will search through various conceptions and images of rage and find that our understanding is still severely constrained by a lack of information regarding its natural biology. Presently we find solace and therapeutic release from unbidden rampages via tales of vampires and werewolves, or by placing blame on (untreatable) psychiatric disorders. In either case, we are relegating commonplace feelings…

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