The Stroop effect and the persistent, problematic and pervasive intrusions of black-and-white thinking through BPD are maybe related. Sometimes the word might spell white but it's colour is the critical aspect. Often the virtue of wanting to do good by correcting a wrong leads to terrible further harm in the delusional world of disordered thinking.
shallow grave skeletons exhumed- locked in closets
Hmm. Reflecting on this I feel the message is that our guilt can never be buried completely and the more it persists, the more apt we are to be consumed by it in our efforts to conceal the corruption festering inside. Much better the truth is exposed and laid to rest.