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Fear Dominates Politics, Media and Human Existence in America—And It’s Getting Worse

People cannot think clearly when they are afraid. As numerous studies have shown, fear is the enemy of reason. It distorts emotions and perceptions, and often leads to poor decisions. For people who have suffered trauma, fear messages can sometimes trigger uncontrollable flight-or-fight responses with dangerous ramifications.

Yet over time, many interlocking aspects of our society have become increasingly sophisticated at communicating messages and information that produce fear responses. Advertising, political ads, news coverage and social media all send the constant message that people should be afraid—very afraid. Full Article

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  1. Lance Mitaro

    Pervasive fear ultimately paves the way for an accelerating authoritarian society with increased police power, legally codified oppression, invasion of privacy, social controls, social anxiety and PTSD.

    DING! DING! DING! Sound familiar??

  2. Harry

    “Fear is interest one pays on a debt they, usually, do not owe.” “We have nothing to Fear, but fear it-self.”

  3. j

    Ignorance breeds fear. Fear breeds hate. This is the winning formula for politicos.

    By keeping the voting public ignorant about the real statistics – or the inconvenient truth, the electorate has figured out that the resultant hate will be their win.

    All at the expense of the lives of registrants and their families. And they won’t even deny it at this point because the corrupt machine is in motion and can’t stop. This is the vote getting slot machine that keeps paying off – free votes!

  4. sixcrowes

    I couldn’t agree with this more! Amen! I was watching the news yesterday – which you would think by now I would stop doing that because news crews always find the biggest idiots to interview. On one story they were talking about regulating Vacation Home Rentals in the Pacific Beach Community of San Diego. And of course they get the biggest idiot resident on camera and what does he say?… of course you guessed it!…..”we need to regulate these types of rentals because any sexual predator can come a rent a home next to us for the summer and be around our children”! Are you freakin kidding me! First of all these homes go for 2500 a week minimum I don’t know any person who has done jail time who can afford 30 G’s a summer to kick back at the beach! The second story was even worse, they had on a County auditor or someone like that I don’t remember the exact title but needless to say she was pretty high up within the County Ranks and they were asking her about the recent decision and she says “they should all be locked up for life”! “Our children will not be safe now”! I seriously wanted to jump thru the tv and punch her in the face! How does a person like that, being as ignorant as she is, get the job she has. It’s soooo freaking frustrating how people just throw around the term “sexual predator” to get someone to like them or agree with them. It’s disgusting! On a more positive note on my Chanel 10 had on their Facebook feed 218 like for the Court turning down restriction and 208 comments on how sex offenders should all be killed and banned to islands. 216 Likes for the unconstitutionality of residency restrictions. Yay!

    • j

      And never once does the reporter ask the interviewee if he understands what constitutional rights might be violated and whether or not they know the definition of predator as it applies to registrants. The media also keeps salient facts at arms length. Their motivation is ratings. Another sick manifestation of these laws.

      It’s funny how many news channels declare themselves investigative reporters. But like politicians these inconvenient truths will damage their ratings much in the same way officials fear they will be labeled “Soft on Crime” by not abusing registrants.

  5. Freeranger

    The Maryland parents investigated for letting their young children walk home by themselves from a park were found responsible for “unsubstantiated” child neglect

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/decision-in-free-range-case-does-not-end-debate-about-parenting-and-safety/2015/03/02/5a919454-c04d-11e4-ad5c-3b8ce89f1b89_story.html

    Am I ever glad I am not a child today (or a parent, for that matter). The things we did – and survived!

    • j

      Did a crime actually occur or was it just the preponderance of big government trying to figure out a way to apply one of the many ill conceived aspects of this quagmire disguised as a body of law?

      Someone ought to run with this one. Now innocent people are getting caught up in it. Next thing you know, the parents will be required to register for conspiring to have their children abused by an unknown or imaginary assailant.

    • Tired of hiding

      “Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).”

      Ayn Rand

      • j

        This is a very key and truthful argument you have touched on.

        These laws enable civilians to deny registrants fundamental constitutional rights, thus creating civilian punishment bodies. The authors of these laws hatefully set this into action.

        Then these people ought to be criminally charged and sued as well for denying fundamental rights to registrants.

        Start with Mr. Zuckerberg, he is the poster child for abuse of registrants and their families and in direct violation of the law.

        I suppose he can afford to buy his way out of it but it might be more cost effective to begin paying retributions to the millions of registrants who are impacted by his criminality.

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