Why People Are Wishing Coronavirus On Horrible Personalities

Schadenfreude, or the pleasure derived from another’s misfortune, evokes feelings of aggression, rivalry and justice.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Apr 7, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.