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Unformatted text preview: abuse welfare so get rid of welfare o Tricks of the fear mongering trade Fancy titles killer bees Testimonials Try to get you to connect with people to believe the fear they are trying to sell Statements of alarm Anecdotes instead of scientific evidence Isolated incidents presented as trends Depicting entire categories of people as innately dangerous o Hallmark of fear mongering the tendency to trivialize legitimate concerns even while aggrandizing questionable ones...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mindyromero during the Summer '06 term at UC Davis.
- Summer '06