Episode 5: Avatar the Last Airbender – What’s up with Azula?

Antagonists are the most interesting people to talk about; especially when the antagonist is as complex a character as Azula from Avatar the Last Airbender. What’s up with her, anyway? Your hosts often get asked “Is she ‘crazy’ or is she a ‘bad seed’?” Find out in this episode why things aren’t so black and white, or easily defined, for Azula.

Podcast Notes:

  • Psychosis – Diagnostic terminology referring to psychotic features such as hallucinations or other thought disturbances.
  • Resiliency – The ability to continue developing and thriving despite negative experiences such as trauma.
  • Paranoia – A sense of imminent threat from those around you, as if others are “out to get you.”
  • Psychotic Break – An instance where a person loses touch with reality, including paranoia, hallucinations, or delusions.

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