Trauma as a tool of mass control

A Bosnian psychologist named Vito Zepinic explained a few years ago that “the vulnerable self-structure of traumatized individuals” leads to “difficulties in self-regulation (self-esteem maintenance, lower tolerance levels, and the sense of self-discontinuity)” and “frequent upsurges of anxiety/fear, depression, and specific fears or phobias regarding the external world…”

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You voter, think again, please

Those for whom non-voting is a conscious statement of protest, when reveal they are abstentionists on a matter of principle, usually get a preprogrammed reply: “If you don’t vote, you don’t have a right to complain.” Is that statement true? Why don’t they get some show of curiosity about the philosophical basis of their stance, instead?

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