There’s no doubt about it: we live in an angry society.
Signs that anger abounds are all over the place. There is
desk rage, road rage, domestic violence, spousal abuse,
child abuse, sports rage and most recently spam rage. Anger
is a worldwide phenomenon and referrals to anger management
programs have exploded since 9/11.
Anger in its purest form makes us strong, gives us energy
to fight the supposed enemy. Whereas the opposite is true
when one feels helpless or fearful; that is when we displace
our anger on to other people and situations. We might smash
a computer or a kid or a wife or whatever happens to be
There are five distinct signs that an individual is living
under the influence of anger.