Social Media and Narratives of Fear

How social media makes us into horror movie protagonists.

Nobody desires to live in actual fear. But we love the feeling of fear if absent a genuine threat to our safety. That’s why we enjoy horror movies and scary video games and ghost stories. The rush of fear without any real danger. It’s universal.

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Political ethicist. Writer. Podcaster. Free Market Buddhist.

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Aaron Ross Powell

Aaron Ross Powell

Political ethicist. Writer. Podcaster. Free Market Buddhist.

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