Katharsis – Why should you understand this word?

I found this definition on wikipedia: Catharsis or katharsis (Ancient Greek: κάθαρσις) is a Greek word meaning “cleansing” or “purging“. It is derived from the verb καθαίρειν, kathairein, “to purify, purge,” and it is related to the adjective καθαρός, katharos, “pure or clean.” I guess the first rational question anyone reading this post might be: “Barry! Why the heck would you search Wikipedia for the […]