The bad old days

I was thinking that maybe antiunionism and antivaxxism are rising in parallel as people forget what their grandparents (and now great-grandparents) lived through to make a world their descendants could live in, and giving modern people a false sense of security of how ready they are to face the world as it is on their own…

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03048-8?

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Insularity and paranoia work hand in hand. I think magical thinking plays a part, too-- trying to demonize the outside world in order to feel some sense of power over threatening forces.

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Fine by me, Darwin always wins in the the end.

Religion?

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Trying to demonize the outside world in order to feel some sense of power over threatening forces.

For full credit, you need to put your response in the form of a proper question, i.e.
“What is Religion, Alex?”

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Too often.