Comment 111275

By Ryan (registered) - website | Posted April 30, 2015 at 08:20:30 in reply to Comment 111257

Are we to believe that your display of calculated truculence is any less a "performance" than the trigger warning?

The author followed a convention that grew out of the desire to show sensitivity to readers who may have a history of trauma when writing about a traumatic issue. There's always room for debate over whether a particular writing convention is the best or most effective way to achieve a given outcome (or whether that outcome is desirable, et cetera, ad infinitum), but there is no reason you can't engage in that debate in a respectful manner.

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