Jonathan von Breton shared another Albert Ellis quote in his “The Daily Al” feature:
We say that nothing is awful, nothing. Rape, i
ncest, terrorism, Hitler-it isn’t awful. Not that they aren’t bad, but a rational person would recognize that the world is inherently unfair.”
Albert Ellis, Ph.D. … Founder of REBT
To which, JvB adds . . .
To which JvB adds: “Awfulizing makes horrors out of inconveniences. It turns discomfort and pain into torture. Misfortune transforms into abject misery. Even those things that are really truly awful become AWFUL!!!. And that which is AWFUL!!! becomes AWFUL!!! times 10. There is nothing so bad that awfulizing can’t make infinitely worse.”
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Originally posted 2018-12-07 22:16:49.
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