All Discussions Tagged 'fear' (15)

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“...Threats to the Special Place of Humanity Caused Uproar and Resistance”*

The first threat might have been the discovery that the earth was not the center of the universe. Did the first known uproar and resitance…

Started by tom sarbeck

2 Apr 7
Reply by Joan Denoo

Fundraisers Use Fear, Anger and Guilt. Which Emotion Gets Money from You?

When they try to stir fear I know they are conservatives. When they try to stir anger I know they are progressives. And when they try stir…

Started by tom sarbeck

5 Dec 30, 2017
Reply by Michael Penn

People Don't Recover from Religion Simply by Tossing the Beliefs They'd Been Taught

People have fears, although sociopaths and such might not. Fear of death might have more power to influence people than any other fear. Rel…

Started by tom sarbeck

12 Jun 1, 2017
Reply by Plinius

The Evolution of Work

The Most Valuable Tech Skills in 2017 http://www.visualcapitalist.com/most-valuable-tech-skills/ Notice in the graph of Most Valuable Te…

Started by Joan Denoo

0 May 21, 2017

Americans Are Wise to Suspect Science.

 Is That Heresy? No! It's Democracy. Briefly, scientists want to do science; too few are engaging the American people. In political languag…

Started by tom sarbeck

4 Feb 13, 2017
Reply by BenGee

what we really have to fear is exaggerated fear itself.

Looking through the prism of the panics at J.F.K., L.A.X., and elsewhere, one might conclude that what we really have to fear is exaggerate…

Started by Joan Denoo

0 Aug 30, 2016

Why Do They (Still) Follow Donald Trump? Fear and Authority

Why Do They (Still) Follow Donald Trump? Fear and Authority "A recent article has pinpointed the one unique personality trait that predict…

Started by Joan Denoo

157 Mar 17, 2016
Reply by Russell Pangborn

Foxholes Often Produce Atheists!

I'm sick of the old theistic, appeal to emotion (terror/fear) fallacy of: "There are no atheists in foxholes." Which gained publicity rece…

Started by Dyslexic's DOG

0 Jul 18, 2015

Duck Dynasty should be "Dunce Dynasty", as its star, Si Robertson hits a new Intellectual Low!

Si claims that he does not believe Atheists exist, because our calendar is based on Jesus. Si is using this line to promote a really stupi…

Started by Dyslexic's DOG

3 Jul 7, 2015
Reply by Dyslexic's DOG

Is the real reason for religios conservatism fear?

Each and every one of us considers their point of view sacrosanct. Nobody but a willing slave would judge their opinions worthless. Yet whe…

Started by Gerald Payne

34 May 18, 2015
Reply by Gerald Payne

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