In a nutshell, people who are scared are more easily controlled. We can be manipulated by those who want power over us if we’re worried and they have a supposed solution to our perceived problems.
Connor Boyack, How Not to Suck at Life: 89 Tips for Teens (2021) p. 91
Connor Boyack is president of Libertas Institute, a public policy think tank in Utah.
Book discussed: How Not to Suck at Life: 89 Tips for Teens