>Glad to see some discussion!
>I am planning a trip to Rome as part of a class on Jungian psychology. The
>funny thing, I discovered is that I am harboring a resentment towards Rome
>for their invasion of Britain and Scotland---and poor treatment of Boudicca
>and her daughters, of course.
>Now is that irrational, or what!
>My family, the Bruces, went to Scotland as Normans and prior to that--were
>part of the Viking raiders (people like Thorvald, the Skullsplitter) in the
>Orkney islands---who also raided Scotland! So, how can I hold a grudge
>Has anyone experienced a similar irrational resentment for something that
>happened almost 2,000 years ago?
Aye, Bruce, I found that a Scots ancestor having gang off to muster against
the English, came hame to find his wife raped and murdered and the twa wee
bairns wi' throats slt thrown up against the stane wall of the croft. Nou,
I have an irrational dislike for some English. Only some mind you.
Tis irrational in 1995.