"I think that’s definitely a part of our eventual vision, but it’s a bit up-in-the-clouds for our user base. Let’s be a little more realistic."
"I love that enthusiasm. Is there a way we can see that tempered with some real-world logistics?”
"Let’s start with that."
Jay Caspian Kang on how trigger warnings might affect the creative process: http://nyr.kr/1hdzXfc
“A writer friend of mine once likened a completed novel to a pressure cooker—the weight placed on every stylistic decision should be extraordinary and evenly distributed. A trigger warning or, really, any sort of preface, would disrupt the creation of those highly pressurized, vital moments in literature that shock a reader into a higher consciousness.”
Illustration by Nishant Choksi.
I kind of lost it in the comments section. But come on! Why do so many people who write about this subject refuse to make even the tiniest bit of intellectual effort?