Deportation of the Roma from France

In SRV workshops, we begin by teaching about the most common wounds of societally devalued people. One of the most common forms of wounding is rejection. We talk about rejection as a hinge wound, in that it likely opens the door to other wounds. One of the wounds that rejection can result in is that of distantiation, often via segregation and congregation.

Recent news from France describes the deportation of the Roma:

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=119339

This is occuring alongside calls from the European Union for ‘integration’ of the Roma:

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=119329

In addition to societal devaluation, these two competing dynamics speak to a high level of unconsciousness.

Posted on August 24, 2010 at 11:18 am by MTumeinski · Permalink
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