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an apparently paradoxical psychological phenomenon in which hostages express empathy and have positive feelings towards their captors, sometimes to the point of defending them. These feelings are generally considered irrational in light of the danger or risk endured by the victims, who essentially mistake a lack of abuse from their captors for an act of kindness.
Originally posted by krazyiven
Besides presidents really dont have control of anything. Theyre just congresses puppets...
Originally posted by Xeven
I watched the first video and not the others. He got us home from Iraq. He never said he would bring us home from Afganistan he actually said he would focus on afganistan to get Bin Laden and he did that too.
Originally posted by ANOK
reply to post by Realtruth
Thanx Realtruth, how's it going?
reply to post by DavidsHope
Basically we are taught, conditioned, to accept authority unquestioningly. State school is the main form of teaching acceptance to authority, any 'higher' power. It's all about creating compliant workers, and consumers, who know enough to argue illusionary politics, but not enough to know it's an illusion. They don't have to lie, they just have to take things out of context, and show things from only one perspective.