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Edge Induced Cohesion

It is remarkable and amazing how many websites are devoted to bad news. We are certainly a day and age where good news seems to be put under a lot more scrutiny than bad news. When people are used to the hammer dropping they are suspicious of the good, and expecting the bad. The sort of paranoia that are common makes it more difficult for people to trust, and therefore cooperate, which generally means to difficult lives because of a lack of relationships and a lack of a social net to help one overcome life’s struggles. An assumption that the world is against you and that everyone hates you is generally going to be borne out by people reacting to paranoia and unnecessary hostility.

That’s the bad news, at least, but there is at least a silver lining in it. The fact that so many people have devoted themselves to…

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