Fear of the Unknown

In the 60s, the majority Americans had convinced themselves it would be better to blow up the whole earth in a nuclear conflagration than use a different economic system which they knew nothing about. It was much like people utterly convinced that switching religions would be worse that death, when they had carefully avoided learning anything about any other religion. This ignorance fanned their fear.

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:70)