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Zi Shun Chen Dr. Jones Glassner/ The Culture of Fear – why Americans fear the wrong things There are many problems Americans fear of, such as diseases and murderers. Yet Americans fear the wrong things. Americans are ignorant about the real problems, the social problems. Poverty, a root of many serious crimes, is not quite attended but its consequence can be disaster to the social ordination. Media spreads fear yet it can also be a regulator on fear. While it exaggerates, deviates, misleads some topics, it can also address, correct, and call for attention to a social issue. A lot of fears are just misunderstanding and misconceptualization and therefore, media plays a big role there. Ritzer/ Mass Murder And Its Roots In The Symbolism Of American Consumer Culture The September 11 attack was not just a physical, but rather symbolical attack on the United States. The destruction of the World Trade Towers symbolized for the destruction of America. However, American culture has been symbolized and diffused into many aspects
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