Exploring the Happy Society.
It seems that fear and greed are dominant drivers of human behavior, and most often neither lead to happiness. Speaking of fear, a church in my community cancelled all sevices on sunday the day before the snow storm because of fear of the future snow
Don't we live in a culture where many people are craving a reason to be afraid.I live in Dallas. During last year's Ebola episode it seemed clear to me that a lot of folks were looking for an excuse to panic.By the way it was interesting reading a blog post from 2005. Back when blogging was cutting edge social media.
Ceemac: Yes, many people do seem to be susceptible to fear. About the Ebola panic, I noted (and predicted) that one network in particular would stoke that fear, right up to Election Day. Strangely, they lost interest the day after.
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