The fight or flight instinct (fear) is an automatic response that occurs when anyone feels threatened. Whether it is being in a building that is on fire, walking in an unfamiliar area, or watching a scary movie.
or listening to a fear-mongering newscast or pol.
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.
Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich