paranoia

The former Senate candidate will hold a march to oppose Trump's “lies about the dangers that immigrants pose."
I know too well the consequences when truth and critical thinking are outshouted by ideology, politics, paranoia or a misguided moral crusade.
It's still only August, but already the predictions that this would be an exceedingly banal presidential election campaign look like they've already come true. This week's campaign news might be summed up as an elementary school playground shouting match: "You're a bigot!" "No, you're a bigot!" Sigh.
That leads me to another question. The novel seems to be partly metafiction in the sense that Jeremy is very aware of writing
When we face a threat we can't protect ourselves from as individuals, we metaphorically circle the wagons, and anyone inside our circles - those who share our race or gender or nationality or socioeconomic class or religion or general beliefs and values - is friend, and anyone outside those circles is foe.
It's no surprise that people are attracted to charismatic goons like Trump who promise to eradicate perceived "evil." He and other right-wing leaders have always understood that fear, defensiveness, and perception of being persecuted are exquisitely potent political tools.
Ever get the feeling you're being watched? Maybe you are!
Photographer Lori Pond is curious about fear. Not a general sense of unease for foreboding; not mundane anxiety; not esoteric crises or arbitrary phobias -- but real, urgent, existential fear. The immediate kind that triggers the so-called Fight or Flight response.
If you were to isolate the single most striking, if little discussed, aspect of American foreign policy in the first 15 years of this century, it might be that Washington's inability to apply its power successfully just about anywhere confirms that very power; in other words, failure is a marker of success.
Earlier this month, I was in Marrakech to cover the Clinton Global Initiative schmoozefest and make up my mind about whether the Clinton Foundation is as sinister as its critics make it out to be.
If you only read Shulevitz's article, you might believe an epidemic of overly dramatic rape victims and overly-sensitivity responses to them was sweeping the country.
Vaccines are a great triumph of the human intellect over ancient evils. That triumph must not be dimmed by ignorance, paranoia, and demagoguery.
At the recruiting office, they give him a brochure for the Seals... and we soon see Chris in basic training. "We're looking for warriors, not quitters." Training is brutal but Chris makes it to sniper school, where his "hell of a gift" sets him apart.
In the beginning, the residents sitting around the room were withdrawn, as is typical. Some watched with interest, many with detachment, some not at all. But then an amazing thing happened.
‘Stoicism’ was a philosophy that flourished for some 400 years in Ancient Greece and Rome, gaining widespread support among
"Never trust the artist, trust the tale." Christopher Yates invokes the famous D.H. Lawrence quote that functions as an epigraph to Black Chalk, Yates' darkly psychological debut thriller.
If the cleaning lady did half the things I think she does in my room, she wouldn't get more than two rooms done the entire day.
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