The Goal Of The Anger Principle

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The goal of the Anger Principle is to rationalize why an individual is angry and calculate the extent of their anger within a situation. When trying to decipher whether someone is angry, I look for a few key indicators, such as antisocial body language and aggressive verbal language. Antisocial body language includes pacing, rubbing your head, cupping your fist with your other hand, shaking or trembling, clenching your jaws or grinding your teeth, and sweating, especially of the palms. Aggressive verbal language includes getting sarcastic, losing your sense of humor, raising your voice, speaking abrasively, and beginning to yell, scream, or cry. Many of these signs were present in my various cases. Incidentally, case one is interesting because feelings of anger weren’t associated with this decision until 3 years later. Now, whenever I am reminded, I begin to clench my jaw and rub my head. Also, I’m not very likely to speak when I am angry, but when I do I am sarcastic and without a sense of humor, i.e., I’ll say “I was such a smart kid, of course, skateboards can take you everywhere.” If anyone else attempts to make a joke about my situation, I’d blankly stared at them, conveying my anger by rejecting humor about the situation. As for case five, my friend is a big fan of the former vice present, Joe Biden. So, when she told me about how she felt after receiving her grade, she reported that she was sweating, shaking, and cupping her first with her other hand. Even as she
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