Hint: The thing that makes people freak out about religion and politics is the same thing that made Nazi Germany possible.
As humans, we’re hardwired to crave praise and acceptance from those around us. This is why the majority of us are endlessly bent upon imitating one another. We have this innate drive to be accepted by our fellow man, so we conform to the image of ourselves we feel will be greeted most receptively by [...]
Words are the building blocks of the world. Words are powerful beyond measure. This is why Fascist regimes burn books and why corporations pollute mass media with subliminal promotions of popular ideology. Words make us who we are, and if you aren’t conscientious of how words are directing your life, you’re likely a slave to [...]