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…
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.
Fine by me, Darwin always wins in the the end.
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?”