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Originally posted by MajorMalfunction
The people are scared because fear sells. The evening infotainment (I refuse to call it news) runs stories that are about stirring up the fear almost exclusively.
If we're all afraid and jumping at shadows, we might not notice what the government and it's corporate overlords are up to, so bring on the terror!
Originally posted by cpdaman
By the Amount of Zanax and anti anxiety medication yes we are scared as a nation of people and we are depressed as well
Adult use of antidepressants almost tripled between 1988-1994 and 1999-2000
Originally posted by bobafett1972
Well, I work with over 800,000 other people, and I know of none of them who are scared.
Originally posted by 11Bravo
You have asked all 800,000 people have you?
I guess postal employees never just lose it from living a life filled with fear and 'go postal'.
Wait a second, where did that term going postal come from?
Looks like there have been numerous instances of paranoid people in your line of work.
I guess they are all gone now, or on meds. ^
Originally posted by dgtempe
AND THEN...if i dont watch the news, i have withdrawals and wonder if something is going on and i'm missing it
We are victims of the media and the government.