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Why we can’t stand humiliation

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We often talk about the damage caused by shame, but how often do we explore the virtues of humiliation? Essayist and author Vivian Gornick joins host Krys Boyd to discuss why humiliation can be an embarrassment or a weapon, and why we often bring it on ourselves. Her article, published in Harper’s Magazine, is called “Put on the Diamonds: Notes on humiliation.”