Profile image
By A K Haart blog
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

Wave that shroud

Saturday, March 4, 2017 10:46
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

The evidence of priming studies suggests that reminding people of their mortality increases the appeal of authoritarian ideas, which may become reassuring in the context of the terror of death.
Daniel Kahneman – Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011)

From the BBC

Tens of thousands of people – including NHS workers, campaigners and union representatives – have marched in London to protest against “yet more austerity” in the health service.

Protesters on the #OurNHS march wanted to draw attention to plans which could see hospital services in nearly two-thirds of England cut back.

Union leaders say many NHS services “are on their knees”.

The Department of Health says it is investing an extra £4bn in the NHS.

I have no strong views about the NHS, our experiences have been both good and not so good, but the latest bout of shroud-waving reminds one of how tiresomely self-righteous NHS supporters can be.

They may have a point and they may not, but surely many neutral observers will never know because they have heard it all before and the will to check these things evaporated years ago.

I see Corbyn addressed the faithful too. He would.


Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories



Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.