Incite fear. Gain control

Your fear tightens like a vice around your neck.

A few years back an article stated that prior to the mid 80’s the news was filled with stories of men and women doing positive things. Overcoming, and focusing on the good of humanity. But there was a shift in content around this time, and they have since filled the airwaves with a constant barrage of Fear Fear Fear. Fear sells. And a people who fear are a people who can be controlled.