Sunday, October 19, 2014

Helping paranoia grow

Slate joins those scoffing at fears of Ebola and immigration.
That doesn't help.
Telling someone their fears are irrational doesn't convince them it's wrong.
Our fears can be rational.
Responding in ways to calm fears can be helpful.
Scoffing at fears isn't.
Maybe Mexico and Belize have the right idea, keeping those suspected of having Ebola out of their territory.

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