Alarmist, Reactive Behaviors LO26289

From: Winfried Dressler (
Date: 03/06/01

Replying to LO26285 --

>What these explanations ['evolutionary psychology'] overlook is the enormous
>'degrees of freedom' in behaviour. For example, one who walks looking downwards
>can also look upwards when something interesting happens up there!

But doesn't this enormous degree of freedom diminish when we are all
bombarded by alarming signals sent by those who are paid for catching our
attention, be it media in general or news or advertising in special?

(Thanks for the alarm on alarm ;-)
Liebe Gruesse



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