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proposed terror management
theory to explain toxic leaders
(among other things.)
The war on terror provides many examples of how fear-mongering enables the rise of authoritarian regimes.
have even found that self-inflicted fear mongering can cause permanent cognitive and behavioral impairment.
Does this mean that conservativism
is actually a form of mental disability? Others disagree
. (previously in comments here
posted by warbaby
on Apr 24, 2005 -
Superstition ain't the way.
A new study
confirms that you can actually be scared to death. They found a 13% increase in cardiac related deaths of Chinese and Japanese Americans on the fourth day of each month. In Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese, the pronounciation of the word 'four' (shi) is the same
as the word for death. So be careful where you aim those fireworks the next 4th of July.
posted by euphorb
on Jan 11, 2002 -