Friday, August 7, 2020

Tag: fear

Trump invokes compassion to justify violence

We must not allow our pain to be weaponized against each other. We must not be seduced by fear or manipulative stories.

Profit maximization is easy: Invest in violence

More violence leads to more fear making it easier to gain greater social control to inflict more violence….

Fear strikes AT, not OUT!

Fear always translates into anger which can translate into violence. Thus, it can never strike out, only ‘strike AT!’

The American state of mind: Apprehension, frustration, distrust, fear

How much longer will they take this kind of beating before we see a societal eruption?

Don’t Grade Justice on a Warped Curve: Assessing the Case of...

The government has been using fear as a weapon against truth-telling, by harassing, threatening, and imprisoning whistleblowers. Citizens like Jeffrey Sterling are being punished for speaking out against the corruption.

Planting Fear Into the American Mind

It seems, in order to pass a certain agenda, modern time presidents will use the idea of fear. Keeping U.S. citizens afraid of terrorism and other countries have let aggressive military policy become justified.

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Time and again, they’ve shown that they only care about their wealthy donors and corporate backers.
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Suppressed 2020: The fight to vote

Amidst a global health crisis, the cruel weaponization of vote-by-mail restrictions has turned the constitutional right to vote into a choice between life and death.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Big oil knew climate change could be ‘catastrophic.’ study shows heat could become deadlier...

“Our data indicate that with the continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions, the temperature effects of climate change are projected to be five times deadlier than recent U.S. flu seasons."