Disgust for Dummies

Spoken Word (talk, seminar)

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  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre - Studio
  • 13:30
  • Aug 19
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year

Description

What do dirty floors and corruption in high places have in common? They are both revolting. The feeling of disgust evolved to protect us from contamination and harm, be it physical or moral. However, stigma is the price we pay for this protection. Are these feelings of disgust an immovable reality or can we control them and fight stigma? Is our moral compass regulated by the same mechanisms that prevent us from drinking expired milk? Can Anna Sedda (Heriot-Watt University) persuade you to accept what previously repulsed you?

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Inside the venue, there is a steep internal staircase consisting of 20 steps leading to the basement where The Lower Hall space are located. There is alternative wheelchair access from Rose Street North Lane. Seating is level and unfixed within these venues.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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